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The second of two reservists who died during a selection exercise for the Territorial Army's SAS section has been named.
Edward Maher died alongside Lance Corporal Craig Roberts after they collapsed in high temperatures while climbing Pen Y Fan in the Brecon Beacons on July 13.
Police and military experts investigating the deaths of two soldiers in the Brecon Beacons are looking at whether emergency systems put in place by the Army were activated.
Lance Corporal Craig Roberts from Penrhyn Bay near Llandudno and a second unnamed colleague were issued with an emergency device to call for assistance. But they died during a training exercise on the weekend. Hannah Thomas reports.
Brigadier Philip Napier, the head of the Army in Wales, has been visiting cadets training at Sennybridge today.
He said described the deaths of two soldiers during a training exercise at the weekend as a "tragedy" and said although their personnel are "pushed and challenged," it should not have happened.
A reservist who died alongside a colleague during an assessment for the Territorial Army's SAS section on the hottest day of the year was pursuing his dream, his family said today. Lance Corporal Craig Roberts died during a military exercise in the Brecon Beacons on Saturday.
In a statement issued through the Ministry of Defence today, Mr Roberts's father Kelvin said:
This photo shows Lance Corporal Craig Roberts, who died during a training exercise in the Brecon Beacons on Saturday.
Photograph removed due to copyright agreement.
The Ministry of Defence has named one of the two army reservists who died in the Brecon Beacons on a training exercise over the weekend. He was Lance Corporal Craig Roberts. He was originally from the Penrhyn Bay area near Llandudno and working as a teacher in London.
It's thought that he and another, still unnamed soldier who died, were taking part in a selection process for the territorial army section of the SAS.
Investigations have been continuing into the deaths during the day, as Hannah Thomas reports.
The Ministry of Defence has named one of the soldiers who died on a training exercise in the Brecon Beacons in Wales as Lance Corporal Craig Roberts.
The other was identified only as "another Army reserve soldier".
The soldiers' families have been informed.
A police investigation is continuing into the deaths of two men in a military training exercise in Powys. A third man is seriously ill in hospital after Saturday's incident on the Brecon Beacons, as Hannah Thomas reports.
Former soldier Patrick Hennessey told Daybreak that the Brecon Beacons has a "certain mythology" in the army. He says it's a good training ground because it is tough. Robert Fox, defence editor for The Independent said it won't be "swept under the carpet."