An SAS hero who led the Iranian Embassy siege was forced on to the streets because the council failed to offer him a suitable home, it was claimed last night.Bob Curry, 64, who served for 16 years in the Special Air Service and had a 17-year military career, is now said to be living in a B&B paid for by his old regiment.He asked Herefordshire Council for accommodation on five occasions, but was only offered a hostel full of drug users and a home four miles away from a shop, it was alleged.This meant he was forced to live on the streets until the SAS regimental association decided to pick up the bill for him to stay in a B&B.Mr Curry, who helped to save 19 hostages during the embassy seige, has now warned that the same could happen ‘to any veteran’.He told The Sun: ‘It was as if the society I had fought for all my life had turned its back on me.’I’ve been in tough spots through my career but with my health now I wouldn’t have survived long on the streets — SAS training or not.’I was sat in the council offices explaining my life to someone who looked at me as though I was nothing.I hated it but I had no choice.’ The former sergeant, who has had two heart attacks and is registered disabled and a diabetic, saw action during the Falklands War and also served in Northern Ireland.He became penniless after the breakdown of his marriage and the loss of his home following the collapse of his business in July.Former sergeant Trevor Coult, who was awarded the Military Cross in 2006 for his bravery in a machine-gun ambush involving suicide bombers and gunmen in Baghdad, was made aware of his plight.Last night, Mr Coult, who has spoken to the homeless veteran, told the Mail: ‘This hero abseiled in and went through one of the windows with a charge and cleared rooms.‘It is a disgrace this veteran is not being looked after.If we can’t sort out these veterans in Hereford, where they lived, then what hope is there for other heroes?’ It is understood the regiment had been paying for the B&B for around a month.In 2015 the SAS veteran put his medals up for sale for £25,000 so they could be enjoyed by collectors.He was one of the first to break into the besieged London building in May 1980 after 26 people were held hostage by six armed Iranian dissidents.The special forces soldier, aged 27 at the time, was watched by millions of TV news viewers as he smashed open a window with a sledgehammer, allowing his colleagues to sensationally storm the building.The 11-minute mission, which became a seminal moment in SAS history, was ordered by home secretary William Whitelaw on the sixth day of the siege after the terrorists shot dead a member of staff before dumping his body outside the embassy.As millions of Britons watched the drama unfold, Curry ran towards the building, despite the risk that a failed explosive which was due to blow open a way into the embassy could still go off.He then kicked the charge out of the way, smashed the window and was the first to climb inside.T

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