The Archbishop of Canterbury has spoken out in support of the Evening Standard’s Homeless Veterans appeal, saying people “must not forget” servicemen and women who have fallen on hard times.
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Archbishop Justin Welby said:

“We must not forget those who — having served our country with such courage — have now fallen on hard times.

“Shortly before Christmas I had the enormous privilege of meeting veterans of various conflicts when I visited the National Memorial Arboretum. It powerfully brought home to me the service and sacrifice given by so many and the immeasurable debt of gratitude we owe them.

“So I wholeheartedly support this appeal, which offers to help those ex-servicemen and women who have become destitute and seeks to prevent it happening to others."

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