Peter Jones joined the Army Apprentices School in 1960 as a Carpenter & Joiner. On graduating was posted to the Royal Australian Engineers and the School of Military Engineering to finalise apprenticeship and Corps training.
- Posting to 24 Construction Squadron entailed deployment in 1965 to Sabah during the Indonesian Confrontation.
- Served in South Vietnam 1966/67 and returned to 7 Field Squadron.
- Discharged in 1969 and after working as a carpenter entered the teaching profession as a Manual Arts teacher in 1970.
- Has been a continuous member of the League since 1983.
- Various school postings throughout the State provided the opportunity to serve the community through membership of the local Apex Club.
- Retired in 1999 as Deputy Principal of Caloundra State High School to devote time to the Sub-Branch and District.
- Elected District Treasurer in 2001, then District Secretary in 2006 continuing into the paid position role.