Duncan joined the Royal Engineers in 1996. Being posted to 21 Fd Sqn (EOD), 33 Fd Sqn NI, 53 Fd Sqn (Air Sp), 61 Fd Sqn (EOD), 621 EOD Sqn & 321 EOD Sqn, his final posting was as the Head Trainer of DEMS Trg Regt as the Training Warrant Officer. His career led him to Deploy to Kosovo, Bosnia, Iraq, N. Ireland and Afghanistan on Operational Tours receiving the Queens Commendation for Valuable Service whilst working with the Afghanistan National Army as a C-IED Adviser on Op HERRICK 13.
After retiring from Regular service he has enlisted as a reserve and is currently posted within 350 Fd Sqn(EOD&S) as a Staff Sergeant. He is the owner and proprietor of Brimstone Gas & Oil working as a plumber and heating engineer in Rugby and the surrounding areas.
Duncan has a son, James, who he enjoys to support from the touchlines. His interests are running, watching rugby, and sub-aqua diving. Running is his main passion becoming a member of the UK 100 Marathon Club in Feb 2022.
Joined JLRRE in 1987 - served 6 years as a member of 20 Fd Sqn 36 Engr Regt, as a Combat Engineer & Troop C3S operator. Then posted to Hameln Germany for 4 years in 44 HQ & Support Sqn 35 Engr Regt, as a Plant Operating Mechanic, next he was posted to 61 Field Support Sqn 36 Engr Regt again as a Plant operating mechanic, serving 4 years, he was crossed posted to 50 Headquarters & Support Sqn for 3 years where he was eventually posted to 33 Engr Regt (EOD) and served 3 years in 22 HQ Sqn, then spent 5 and a half years as the Welfare SNCO for 33 Engr Regt (EOD) and Wimbish station.
Bosnia, Belize, Op Telic, Falklands, Croatia, Kenya, Kosovo, Poland.