Prior to retiring from Her Majesties Royal Marines in Jan 2017 Matt became one of the UK’s most highly decorated serviceman holding the Conspicuous Gallantry Cross for his actions in Fallujah, Iraq whilst attached to the USMC and also the Military Cross for several actions during one of two tours of Afghanistan. He was also awarded the Meritorious Service Medal, citing his inspirational and highly experienced leadership forged from 28 years of Royal Marines Commando service and extensive operational experience.
Skills and achievements:
Matt has lived alongside PTSD since 2005 following Operations in IRAQ and Afghanistan - hence his support and passion for the Not Forgotten Association
Currently serving as a paramedic assistant on a front line Ambulance for the South West Ambulance Trust
Supported bereaved families and injured servicemen as well as assisting injured Marines during their path to recovery
Proud trustee of the Not Forgotten Association
Completed the New York Marathon each year from 2014 - 2018 in support of the Not Forgotten Association