Sir John was also the President of the Association of RN First Class Divers (AORNFCD). Here he is in typical form at the dinner dance held at Portsmouth Guildhall in May 2002 to celebrate the Golden Jubilee of the RN Clearance Diving Branch:
Ex Royal Marine who joined up before WWII and competed in fencing. Went on to be an Olympic Fencing Coach and Stunt Fight coordinator for swords etc. But for me it is the fact he was the stand in to do the Lightsabre fighting in the original Star Wars that made it for me.