Cheryl James: Army apologises for Deepcut ‘failings’
9 February 2016
From the section Surrey
Pte Cheryl James died at Deepcut Barracks in Surrey in 1995
The Army has apologised to the family of a teenage soldier who died at an Army base in Surrey 20 years ago for “failing” young recruits.
Brig John Donnelly told an inquest into the death of Cheryl James the Army had not fully realised the risks of placing young soldiers on lone guard duty.
Pte James, 18, from Denbighshire, was found dead at Deepcut barracks in 1995, amid claims of bullying and abuse.
The inquest is the …read more
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