Sep 26, 2013
Soldier's death: army could have cut the risks
A coroner has ruled the military missed an opportunity to intervene in the days before Hawick soldier Jason Smith died from the heat in Iraq.
Mother welcomes second inquest verdict on Hawick soldier death
That was the verdict delivered this week following a second inquest into the death of Private Smith, who died of heatstroke while serving with the Territorial Army in Iraq ten years ago.
Inquest told about bid to save life of heatstroke soldier
SOLDIERS desperately tried to cool down their Territorial Army comrade when he collapsed from heatstroke in Iraq, an inquest heard.
The Daily Record
Army officer fights back tears as he describes how Scottish TA soldier died of heatstroke in Iraq
PRIVATE Jason Smith, of Hawick, died in August 2003 after suffering a cardiac arrest, an inquest into his death heard.
VC hero Johnson Beharry to visit National Memorial Arboretum
Time weighs heavily on Neil Young and his veteran band Crazy Horse these days - but you wouldn't know it from this blistering gig.