Unfortunately when they get them, they will claim that as children of now, they had no idea what they were doing and didn't realise it was so reprehensible.no doubt the national corriculum teaches them that all old soldiers were oppressors to the free nation's of the commonwealth and probably had something to do with slavery as well. When your schoolteacher has done nothing more than attend some rallies against whatever shit cause was in fashion in their time, they will never reach you the sacrifice made.
Probably drink/drugged youth who had (a) no idea what they were doing and (b) in consequence of that state had no idea what they were smashing.
Despicable? Yes. Scrotes that should get a hiding/beasting/forced to do national service? No - because none of those are a lawful punishment. Fault of the education system? No.