Less than a month after his lover Sophie Madden was discovered hanging at the Army barracks where she worked, a soldier Ross Burnside passed away.
On June 10, Sophie Madden, 23, was discovered dead at the St. Martin’s Plain Camp Overhill Training Center, close to Folkestone.
A few weeks later, on July 19, the death of 20-year-old Ross Burnside was found in Rotherham, South Yorkshire, according to The Mirror.
The fatalities were “preventable” catastrophes, according to the advocacy group Veterans Against Suicide.
While serving in the 3rd Regiment Royal Horse Artillery together, the pair became friends.
Mr. Burnside was employed by the 1st Regiment Royal Horse Artillery at the time of his passing.
The unit said in a statement that he “will leave a legacy among those he
Ross was also honoured by a member of Sophie’s family, who said: “Rest easy Ross, you will always be missed by all. I have no doubt that you and Soph will take care of one another.
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At the time of his passing, Mr. Burnside had moved on with his life and was really employed by the 1st Regiment Royal Horse Artillery. In a statement, the organisation claims that he “will leave a legacy among those he inspired.”
Ross’s death has also been mourned by a family member of Sophie, who said, “Rest easy, Ross; you will long be missed by all. You and Sophie will look out for one another, I’m sure of it.
A previous investigation into Sophie’s death was completed, and an inquest was held as a result. Her death did not occur under any exceptional circumstances, according to the Kent Police Department. According to the Ministry of Defense, an inquiry has been launched into
A representative for the Army shared the following statement: “It is with deep regret that we can confirm the death of Bombardier Ross Burnside.” At this time of great sorrow, our thoughts and prayers are with Bdr. Burnside’s family and friends.