Child in Uniform Sparks Row

Posted on June 10, 2014

Wrexham: Child wearing army uniform in Armed Forces Day poster sparks row

A poster to promote a military forces day, which features a child dressed in a uniform being hugged by his soldier dad, has sparked a row.

Wrexham Council is hosting a North Wales Armed Forces day on June 21 .

But critics say they were “horrified” a photo of a toddler in military uniform was being used to promote it, which was also being advertised as a “family fun” day.

Wrexham’s James Wharton, the first openly gay soldier to appear on a prestigious magazine, is the ambassador for the Armed Forces Day.

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