The widow of a veteran who is one of at least 24 suspected forces suicides this year is demanding an inquiry into the PTSD epidemic.
Samantha Davies says it would take Prince Harry to be diagnosed with post- traumatic stress disorder for the Government to take seriously.
Her ex-corporal husband Jamie, who was a sniper in the 4th Battalion of the Royal Regiment of Scotland, died aged 32 after a three-year battle with PTSD.
The dad-of-two is among dozens of veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars in suspected suicides this year. Another took his life last week.
Samantha, a former sergeant in the Royal Artillery, said: “My husband survived the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan but was failed by a government that doesn’t care about veterans with PTSD.