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Sergeant William Speakman VC – Obituary and Funeral Arrangements

2018-06-22T20:29:40+00:00 June 22nd, 2018|Events|

“BILL” SPEAKMAN VC (1927 - 2018) Legendary Korean War Hero who considered he was only doing his job On 4th November 1951, William Speakman, a 25 year old Private, serving with 1st Battalion The King’s Own Scottish Borderers (KOSB), displayed one of the most outstanding examples of leadership and courage in British military history, recognised by King [...]


2018-06-21T13:37:52+00:00 June 21st, 2018|Events|

Borderers, With regret and much sadness we inform you that Sergeant Bill Speakman VC died at The Royal Hospital Chelsea at about 7pm last night. Bill was born on 21st September 1927, and brought up in Altrincham, Cheshire. He joined the King’s Own Scottish Borderers in 1951. Following his heroism in the action which took place North of [...]

Scottish Korean War Memorial Re-dedication Service

2018-06-18T06:45:32+00:00 June 18th, 2018|Events|

Borderers, Please be advised the Re-dedication Service of the Scottish Korean War Memorial is on 21st July, not as previously shown in the Regimental Diary posted on 9th June. PDH THE SCOTTISH KOREAN WAR MEMORIAL The idea of creating a memorial was first raised within the Lothians and West of Scotland Branch of the British Korean [...]