Army Rumour Service
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George Hamilton, aka techno-spastic, died at the weekend.
Ex-RGBW and then Rifles, George had a few tours under his belt and was a severe PTSD sufferer. He’d been ill for some time.
George was a nice guy, even through his troubles, and I’m glad he was a friend. For those who knew him when he was in, know that he retained his sense of humour right to the end. I’m sorry it turned out this way.
The Armed Forces Compensation Scheme (AFCS) is a no fault Government scheme providing compensation for injuries caused wholly or in part by service or which are made worse by service on or after 6 April 2005.
The scheme does not distinguish between injuries suffered on operations, training, service-approved sports or whilst exercising to maintain military fitness. This is because, as member of the Armed Forces, you have no choice over where you deploy or the activities you are asked to do.
Although you could make a claim through the AFCS on your own,...
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