Grieving father to boycott remembrance service in ‘disgust’

Sam Tobin - 2 September 2018

Bill Stewardson, whose son Alex Green, 21, was killed in Iraq, says the Cenotaph ‘is not there for arms dealers to seize as a PR opportunity’

THE father of a soldier killed in Iraq is boycotting this year’s remembrance service in “disgust” at the “cash-hungry immoral pigs” who will be in attendance while “living lives funded by war.”

Kingsman Alex Green was shot dead in Basra in January 2007 while returning from a patrol in the city centre. He was 21.

His dad Bill Stewardson told the Star he was declining his invitation to this year’s Festival of Remembrance at the Royal Albert Hall on November 10 on the basis that Prime Minister Theresa May, her husband Philip May and former Labour prime minister Tony Blair will also be there.... See more

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