heart attack. Shortly after I was diagnosed with PTSD.” Trevor, married to Luba, 36, with a sixyear-old son, was sent on sick leave but his mental health got worse.
He said: “I decided that I was going to kill myself and drove the family car into a brick wall.
“I wasn’t injured but I was in a very dark place.”
Then Trevor got the MoD letter saying he had to leave his married quarters in 28 days. He said: “It was like being hit by a train. I now face the prospect of never being able to live in my own home.” Trevor, living in Suffolk, gets a monthly Army pension of aboutbout £800 plus state benefits of £41616 a month. His rent is £890 a month.nth.
Although he is unable to work, he is a patron of the charity arity Veterans In Action and helps other ther former soldiers with PTSD.
Trevor added: “I would like to thank the Sunday People for its campaign. I’ve been to six funerals of guys who committeded suicide – all from the same me battle group as me. It is very ery important that the British sh public understands whatat veterans are going through.”” distinction during the Second World War.
SCARRED: Trevor today with his medals TOUGH: Trevor on the hellish front line in the Taliban stronghold of Sangin town PROUD SOLDIER Trevor at the height of his career before PTSD struck