A SOLDIER based at Catterick Garrison has died, the Army has confirmed.

The death at the North Yorkshire base - the British Army's largest garrison, with more than 13,000 personnel - is currently being investigated.

In a statement, an Army spokesperson said: "We can confirm the death of a soldier on February 5, 2022. 

"The circumstances surrounding this death are being investigated and it would be inappropriate to comment any further at this time. 

"Our thoughts are with the soldier’s family and friends." 

Please see the below statement from North Yorkshire Police in relation to this incident; A spokesperson for North Yorkshire Police said: "The Police were called to the army base at Catterick Garrison at 5am on Saturday 05 February 2022 to attend the sudden death of a 33-year-old man.

The death is not being treated as suspicious. Police are assisting in preparing a report for the coroner.

Catterick Garrison is home to several Army units, including the 1st Battalion the Yorkshire Regiment and the Royal Lancers.

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