Project Staff

Major Michelle Richardson MSc QARANC

Michelle has been involved with DAG as support staff since 2013 and in 2015 became the secretary. She has supported a number of Digs in the UK including Caerwent and Marne and has assisted and lead the annual 6 week  Project ARTEMIS in Cyprus since 2013.  Michelle is a Primary Healthcare Nurse by background, she has no archaeology qualifications,  but has been affectionately labelled by the Cypriots as an experienced excavator.  For her role in DAG she has attended Mental Health First Aid Training and Level 3 Award in Health, Welfare and Recovery.

Vicki Score BA MSc MCIfA
Archaeological Advisor

Vicki has been involved with Defence Archaeology Group since its foundation in 2012 and as of 2017, was formally elected as Archaeological Advisor and a Trustee.  Vicki is currently Deputy Director of University of Leicester Archaeological Services (ULAS), with considerable expertise in directing and managing major archaeological projects. As well as working in the professional sector, Vicki also does a large amount of work with community archaeology groups. In 2017 she was awarded the Marsh Archaeology Award for Community Archaeologist of the year in recognition of her tremendous work.

Richard “Perce” Percival
Project Support

Perce has been involved with the Defence Archaeology Group since 2014. Some of his digs include an ME-110 recovery in Dorset, the Roman site of Vindolanda and was one of the military project leads for the Holme Fen Spitfire project in conjunction with Oxford Archaeology and the Great Fen Project which resulted in the recovery of the pilot, Fg Off Harold Penketh. Perce is currently still serving in the Royal Air Force.