Monday, 5 April 2010

VC hero refuses to shake Gordon Brown's hand because of 'disrespect' for Armed Forces

Victoria Cross hero Johnson Beharry revealed today he refused to shake Gordon Brown's hand in protest at the PM's 'disrespect' for the Armed Forces.

The lance corporal said he turned round and walked off as the Premier offered his hand during a Remembrance Day service last November.

L/Cpl Beharry told The Sun he was 'absolutely furious' at the way Mr Brown fidgeted and moved during the two-minute silence, adding: 'All that was going through my head was to knock him out.



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