Peter is from North Wales and joined the army after leaving school at the age of 16. Peter served in the Welsh Cavalry as a trooper and driver or armoured vehicles. Peter was posted to Afghanistan and was in Afghanistan for 2 months when he vehicle was attacked by a Road Side Bomb which went off under the vehicle. Peter suffered a a traumatic amputation of his right leg and was discharged from the army in August 2012. Peter is very much looking to the future and has already qualified as a dive master and teaches people how to dive. When Peter isn't diving he works for the Princess Trust.