Soldiers Channel 4 Christmas message

Channel 4's alternative Christmas message will be delivered by a
former soldier who lost his arm during fighting in Afghanistan

Sergeant Major Andrew Stockton will tell viewers about his experiences on
the frontline and urge the public to support Britain's returning troops.

It will be the broadcaster's 15th alternative Christmas message, a slot
previously taken by speakers including Brigitte Bardot, Ali G, Marge
Simpson and the parents of murdered teenager, Stephen Lawrence.

Sgt Maj Stockton's arm was severed by a rocket-propelled grenade as he
went to the aid of fellow soldiers ambushed in Helmand Province in June
2006. The 40-year-old was medically discharged from the Royal Artillery in

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At least channel four is getting the message out to the public this Christmas and also urging the public to support Britain's returning troops.

Well done Sergeant Major Andrew Stockton and channel four for highlighting this

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