Corporal McDermott

Position - Volunteer Coordinator

Corporal McDermott is responsible for coordinating collections for volunteers and, combined with Lisa, ensuring volunteers are working in a professional framework. Corporal McDermott assists on a rotating duty panel with Sergeant Weafer, acting as a duty storeman aiding the duty archivist in helping researchers and answering internal and external queries.

He enlisted in the Defence Forces in 2003 and served in the 2nd Infantry Battalion and the 7th Infantry Battalion before coming to Military Archives in 2019. He served on five tours of duty including Chad 2009 as part of EUFOR/MINURCAT, KFOR (Kosovo) 2005, 2007, 2010, and Lebanon. Corporal McDermott will be going to UCD to complete a higher certificate in records management this coming year and will continue to up-skill while serving in Military Archives.