Belfast Telegraph

Beckham Jnr accompanies his dad

David Beckham took along his eldest son Brooklyn to an awards ceremony honouring Britain's armed forces.

Phillip Schofield and Amanda Holden hosted the star-studded annual event at London's Imperial War Museum, where celebrity guests included pregnant presenters Holly Willoughby and Myleene Klass, Christine Bleakley and her partner Frank Lampard, Matt Cardle, Stacey Solomon, Emma Bunton, Geri Halliwell, Kimberley Walsh and Nicola Roberts.

Singer Katherine Jenkins, who is travelling to Afghanistan in the coming days to entertain the troops in the run-up to Christmas, was one of the members of the judging panel.

Writing on Twitter at the ceremony, Myleene, who presented an award, said: "A room full of inspiring service men and women. Feel so proud of my own dad (who served in the Royal Navy)...

"Wish the rioters/general idiots could see the faces of the service children walk to the stage wearing their fallen dads' medals. THAT'S brave."

She wrote later: "I refer only to those who danced on the Cenotaph and dangled from the flag these kids dads fought under and were buried in."

Soldiers, sailors and airmen who made enormous sacrifices in the past year were recognised at the event in the form of 11 awards.

The Prince of Wales, Duchess of Cornwall and Prime Minister David Cameron and his wife Samantha were also among the guests, alongside the likes of David Jason, EastEnders actor Sid Owen and Corrie's Helen Worth and Kym Marsh.

The ceremony, nicknamed The Millies, is in its third year and was hosted by The Sun newspaper.


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