JJ sustained a broken neck and lost two fingers. After his elbow was mangled and his arms were almost ripped off, the now BBC presenter had at least 30 operations over four years.
The Renton lad, whose father, John, was once minister of Trinity Church in the village, thanked Harry for his support.
They are now close friends and JJ and Kornelia were guests at Harry and Megan’s wedding in Westminster Cathedral.
In an interview, the Lance-Corporal who suffered dreadful injuries from a bomb blast at the age of 23, has said his wife Kornelia Chitursko “convinced” him to join the BBC dancing competition.
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The Strictly 2020 star has now spoken out about how his other half has been there for him throughout and was the one who convinced him to give the dance show a go.
He thanked people who had prayed for him when he was fighting for his life in hospital and who had continued to support him through Strictly.