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Bill Speakman VC has died

Postby Captain Seafort » Fri Jun 22, 2018 4:47 pm


First soldier to receive VC from Queen Elizabeth II dies

The first soldier to be presented the Victoria Cross by Queen Elizabeth II in 1952 has died aged 90.

Bill Speakman, from Altrincham in Greater Manchester, was 24 years old when he was given the award for valour during the Korean War.
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