A FORMER Royal Marine who served in the 2003 Iraq War is selling his war medals to help fund a four-year-old’s £200,000 cancer treatment.
Veteran Matthew Goodman, 35, read about little Lottie Woods-John’s battle with neuroblastoma and decided to step in and help the family.
Despite never meeting Lottie, the married father-of-one, from Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, felt touched by her fight and listed his three service medals on eBay.
Matthew, a duty manager at a leisure centre, said: “When I came across Lottie’s campaign, I was heartbroken to read her battle against childhood cancer.
“Her prognosis means she has 85 per cent chance of relapse.
“As a father myself, I couldn’t imagine seeing my baby daughter, Freya, suffering like that and I knew I had to help in some way.
“My medals were just sitting in the drawer doing nothing, and I thought they could be used for something worthwhile.
“They were awarded for the sacrifices I made, …