Meet Philip Monkhouse
Trustee for Blesma since:
15 July 2008
Philip Monkhouse served with the Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers, joining up in December 1985.
He was serving in Bosnia in 1995 when he was crushed between a tank transporter and a recovery vehicle which resulted in him losing his left leg above the knee.
Philip also took the reins of the Honorary Secretary for the Great Yarmouth Branch in 1999.
A keen sailor he took part as Blesma crew in the Fastnet and Atlantic Race Challenge events and is a regular instructor on the Annual Blesma Ski Bob event in Solden, Austria. He also runs our Sub-Aqua annual event in the Red Sea.