Where do you call home?
Chelmsford, although I’ve always been a bit rootless.
What conflict(s) do you discuss when volunteering for We Were There?
Iraq, Afghanistan, Northern Ireland and Bosnia.
How were you involved in that conflict?
Infantry Officer – from Platoon Commander to Battlegroup Chief of Staff.
How long have you been volunteering for WWT?
A little over one year.
What do you enjoy most about participating in WWT?
Engaging with children – especially when they ask insightful questions.
Tell us your favourite moment so far during the sessions?
When a young girl asked me about the effect of my deployments on my children, and I had to blink back a tear as I answered.
What’s your favourite object in IWM’s collections and why?
Too many to choose from! I was an RAF brat, so I’m obsessed by all types of aircraft.
What do you like to do in your spare time?
Read, spend time with friends and family, and travel.
What is your favourite biscuit?
Army issue Garibaldi from the ration packs – sadly they changed the recipe a few years ago.