when he completed his book The Woman Who Wouldn't Die, Don
could not have imagined where it would have taken him.
wanted to alert others to the fact medical staff can (and do) make
one-man campaign to spread the message has taken him across the
world and the book has been read by many famous and influential
people including America's former first lady, Hillary Clinton.
a personal letter to Don, Mrs Clinton wrote: "Thank you for the
copy of The Woman Who Wouldn't Die. You have used your personal
loss to inspire and help others. You were very kind to share your
work with me."
was treated at the former military hospital at Wroughton. The Ministry
of Defence, which was responsible for the running of Princess Alexandra
Hospital paid Don £420,000 in compensation.
former career in military service led him to being invited to join
the troops during the Iraq war.
telling his story on BBC Radio Swindon, Don gave BBC Wiltshire exclusive
access to his unique photographic record of that trip.
to see Don's gallery