Death at MoD base

THEN: Full of life and shops galore  the eastern end of Highland Road in Edwardian days with Kassassin Street on the right.  Picture: Barry Cox Collection

NOSTALGIA: Snapshot of life in Edwardian Portsmouth

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A SOLDIER has died at a local military base.

The Ministry of Defence confirmed that a soldier had died at Thorney Island near Emsworth on Wednesday.

An Army spokesperson said: ‘It is with regret we can confirm the death of a soldier and our thoughts remain with the family, friends and loved ones. This matter is subject to investigation and it would be inappropriate to comment further.’