Major Robert Campbell
A decorated major facing his eighth investigation over the death of an Iraqi teenager 15 years ago has given his medals back and quit the Army in protest.
Major Robert Campbell, who was wounded in the line of duty, became so disillusioned he returned his medals to the Queen, it has emerged.
Buckingham Palace confirmed it sent the major a letter in response, which he described as “very touching”.
Major Campbell, who serves in the Royal Engineers, said his decision to resign was a consequence of his career having been “poisoned” by a series of inquiries into the death of the Iraqi in 2003. Ministers are now under growing pressure to shut down the Iraq Fatality Investigations (IFI) inquiry, which…