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Private Bill Speakman in Korea
21 September 1927|
Altrincham, Cheshire, England
|Died||20 June 2018
|Years of service||1945–1967|
King's Own Scottish Borderers (att'h)
Special Air Service
Taegeuk Cordon of the Order of Military Merit (South Korea)
William Speakman-Pitt, VC (21 September 1927 – 20 June 2018), known as Bill Speakman, was a British Army soldier and a recipient of the Victoria Cross. He was the first person to receive an honor from Queen Elizabeth II.
Speakman died on 20 June 2018, aged 90.
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