You must make a civil claim within three years of the negligent act, and you should contact a solicitor to help you.
You can make claims for a War Pension or Armed Forces compensation and negligence, but you cannot be compensated twice, as one claim will offset against the other.
Who can help?
The Royal British Legion can explain your options and recommend solicitors to assist. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for assistance or call 0808 802 8080.