Bernard Was Born and raised in Australia, just north of Sydney in Newcastle a mining town. His father passed away while he was young and never had a fatherly figure in his life. As a child he got into lots of trouble starting fights and stealing from others. Once he finished school he got a job as a coal miner and tried to earn a living for him self. After 4 years of working at the mine he was made redundant and forced to look else where for a job and saw the mining boom over in chernarus decided to pack up his stuff and move over there.