BBC News - Anti-war soldier Joe Glenton in medal return protest "Joe Glenton, 27, from York, served six months in a military jail after he admitted going absent without leave. He was released in July. Mr Glenton handed over his Veteran's Badge to 10 Downing Street earlier. He said: "It's really important to me to make this protest, this symbolic gesture." Wow. That's sure to have shaken the Establishment to its very core.