Brian joined the army in the Royal Artillery Junior Musicians Troop at Woolwich on 12th August 1968 at the age of 15 yrs old He undertook a 2-year training course as a Musician specialising in the Cornet and Violin, and secondary training as a Medical Assistant. And then one year-intensive study was conducted at The Royal Military School Of Music 1970 to 1971 (Kneller Hall Twickenham).
Brian transferred from the Royal Artillery to an Infantry Battalion. 1st Bn Queen’s Own Highlanders in 1971. In 1972, Brian moved from the Military Band and started his time with the Medical Centre, as a Regimental Medical Assistant. At this time Brian took his first medical qualification in 1972.
Brian continued to progress his Medical Qualifications, and completed up to Paramedic Status.
Brian has served in Great Britain, German, Norway, Denmark, United States of America, Belize, Gibraltar, Hong Kong, and The Falkland Islands. Brian has completed 8 tours of Northern Ireland and took part in Op Granby (The first Gulf War) and finish his service with this Regiment on 15th Feb 1993 after 23yrs service. Brian has recently retired and is looking forward to working with the Hub.