The father of a soldier who died on an “unsafe” Army test march that should have never have taken place is bringing a civil action for corporate manslaughter against the Ministry of Defence (MoD).
A coroner has told the Army she has “grave concerns” about its “ability to learn from previous mistakes” after an inquest into the death of a soldier who collapsed during a test march on a hot day.
A coroner is due to give her conclusions at an inquest into the death of a soldier on an Army test march.
An experienced Army officer who ran the course on which a soldier fatally collapsed on a hot day has told an inquest he had no formal health and safety training.
An inquest into the death of a soldier on an Army training march during a hot day heard how another infantryman collapsed with a “suspected heat injury” an hour before.
The father of a fit young soldier who collapsed and died during an Army exercise has paid an emotional tribute to his son at an inquest, saying “his love lives on”.