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Caroll John (Great Britain)

Caroll John

Caroll John

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John Caroll has been a member of the Polar Quest/Polar Watch party of the Royal Navy's expedition. He has taken part of retracing Sir Edward Parry's route over Melville Island to Nias Point not far from Isachen.

John Caroll was a member of the north Pole Ice Party when Royal Navy was retracing Edward Parry's route over Melville Island to Nias Point.

He joined the Royal Marines in 1991 at the age of 16. After successfully completing recruit trainning he was posted to 40 commando. Subsequent Drafts include 45 and 42 commandos. He spent his last five years in the Marines serving with the Brigade Patrol Troop as a Recconaisance Leader. In 2001 he changed career paths and became a Royal Navy Clearance Diver. He is currently employed as an Instructor at the Defence Diving School at Horsea Island in Portsmouth

Operationally, he has served in the Gulf, Northern Ireland, Bosnia, Adriatic and Kosovo.

Other deployments include trips to the Arctic (Winter Harbour to Isachen and magnetic north pole when retracing Edward Parry's route over Melville Island to Nias Point, jungle and deserts.
Originally from Accrington in Lancashire, hee now lives in Devon with his Wife Lynette and Daughter Lucy.

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