Robert Napier (Talbot 1974-1979)

When Bob Napier left Ellesmere he went to study English Literature and Politics at Oxford Polytechnic. Commissioned into the Royal Artillery in 1984, he is currently a Lieutenant Colonel on loan service as a Peace Support Advisor to the South African Defence Force based Pretoria with other responsibilities in Botswana, Zambia, and to the African Union.  He served for 4 years in Kuwait as an Instructor at the Joint Command and Staff College in Kuwait, and has also been posted around Germany, Holland and Spain, spending only 4 years in the UK in his 30 year career, 2 of which were at the Army Staff College at Camberley. He has seen active service in Kuwait (1991), Northern Ireland (1992), Bosnia (1995 & 1996), Kosovo (1999), Iraq (2003) and Afghanistan (2007).

5th October 2012  Back to Where are they now?