Jock Davis served 22 years with the Corp of Royal Engineers, currently Rolling Stock Manager.
2014 joined the Royal engineers as a specialist combat engineer driver, after training I joined 9 para SQN – 23 parachute engineer regiment. I served at this regiment for 3 years. 2017 I was posted to 33 armoured engineer Sqn – 26 royal engineers regiment. October 2020 I was medically discharged following an injury whilst serving at 9 para Sqn.
I now work within south central ambulance service as a emergency care assistant, I also work as a film set medic part time. Living in the south coast.
Royal Engineers - Joined the Corp in 1976 as an apprentice at AAC Chepstow before a posting to 5 Fld Sqn in Iserlohn. This was followed by 4 years at 33 Engr Regt. A change of roles saw me move out to 522 STRE as a Survey Engineer. A move to 36 Engr Regt, first with 50 Fld Sqn (Construction) and then 61 Fld Sp Sqn as Resources Specialist. A final move to 60 HQ & Sp Sqn 39 Engr Regt where I finished my 23+ years in the military.
After leaving the Corp I spent 17 years as Logistics Team Leader with a Pharmaceutical company. And now working in Recruitment for the NHS.
Joined as an Apprentice Tradesman 1990 for 2 years as a C & J – 3 years at 34 Fd Sqn, 39 Engr Regt as a Cbt Engr, 5 years as a Cbt Engr/Sect 2ic at 42 Fd Sqn in both 35 & 28 Engr Regt, including an attached posting to BATUS as a BATSIMS NCO, on selection to Full Corporal posted to 3 RSME as a B3 & B1 Instr for 2 years, then posted to 58 Fd Sqn 33 Engr Regt as a Search Team Commander & BD No2, then promoted to Sgt as a RESA & BDO in both 58 & 17 Fd Sqns, 33 Engr Regt. Posted as a SSgt to OPTAG as a Search and C-IED Instr. Final posting as a Warrant Officer teaching Advanced Search at DEMS Trg Regt.
Canada, Belize, Kenya, Falkland Islands, Poland, Kosovo, Bosnia, Afghanistan (Op FINGAL), USA, Iraq (Op TELIC), Afghanistan (Op HERRICK), Colombia and Ex Long Look - Australia
I joined the Royal Engineers back in 1990 one of the last intakes to go through Old Park barracks Dover as a Junior leader, I have throughout my time enjoyed and have been privileged to travel extensively during peace time meeting some fantastic people along the way.
I joined the Sappersupport family almost 5 years ago, nothing could have quite prepared me for what I was embarking on but I quickly found that by using my own experiences and honesty and integrity together myself and the caller could work out most issues swiftly. The unique thing about Sappersupport is you can be yourself, use banter the less robotic you are the easier the calls become.
I joined the Royal Engineers as a junior leader and after training I went straight to 9 para sqn in Aldershot. After a few years I was then posted to Hameln 37 FD Sqn 35 Engineer Regt and again after a few years was posted to 3 RSME training Regiment 2Tp 55 Trg Sqn as an instructor. I left the Army in 99 and in 2000 came back to Yorkshire and joined West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service . I am currently a Watch Commander working in and around Leeds and have 2 years left to serve until retirement.
Ex Coldstream Guards and currently a Firefighter with London Fire Brigade. I served with the 2nd Battalion Coldstream Guards for 6 years, completing several tours of Northern Ireland and training around the Globe. I subsequently joined South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue when I left the army and served 17 years with the brigade. In 2018 I transferred to London Fire Brigade where I am operational in the NW area.
I have been a volunteer with sapper support for over 6 years and take great satisfaction in being able to help our callers and it is a great honour to be part of this organisation and the fantastic work it does.
Currently serving over 21 years in the Royal Engineers in Bomb Disposal and Search. Spent a lot of my career representing the Royal Engineers & Army Boxing team and Boxing coaching for Wimbish Station and REBC. I have served at 33 (58 Sqn) & 101 (21 Sqn) Regiments specialising in Search & EOD for 16 years, 2 years at Export Support Team (EST) assisting Defence Industry in EOD matters and more currently serving at DEMS Training Regiment in Bicester instructing Conventional Munitions Disposal courses.
High profile Search tasks in UK, Jersey & Isle of Man in support to Military Aid To Civil Authorities (MACA). Deployments to Bosnia, NI, Iraq, Afhanistan, Kenya, Canada, Jordan, Germany, Austria & Slovakia. I was also part of short term training teams (STTT) in Saudia Arabia & Kuwait and sporting endevours in the US.
I joined the Royal Engineers as an Apprentice Tradesmen in 1995 being the first intake to attend Gibraltar Barracks. Following my B3 course and retrading as a POM I was posted to 39 Engr Regt until my discharge in 2001. For the past 20years I have been a serving Paramedic and am currently a duty Hospital Ambulance Liaison Officer (HALO) at the Norfolk and Norwich Hospital.
I am married with 3 children and enjoy a wide range of sports and interests but am really enjoying being a member of Sapper Support and have learnt so much from my fellow call handlers and clients who call us.