Roger completed his service as Commandant (Colonel) of Cambridgeshire ACF, a role he held from 2008 until December 2012. He spent a total of 46 years in Military uniform/service from the age of 13 to 61, serving in the Regular Army from 1970 to 1976, the Territorial Army for nine years and both Suffolk and Cambridgeshire ACF.
Currently, Roger is County President of the Royal British Legion, and Secretary of the Royal Anglian Regiment Association (Cambridgeshire). He has run a furniture restoration business based in Impington, for the past 20 years, and is married with four children and six grandchildren.
Roger was awarded the OBE in 2013 and was also appointed a Deputy Lieutenant of Cambridgeshire in 2013.