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Death of a True Legend
jimbrae
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Provincia de Lugo, Spain / Espaņa
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Posted: Wednesday, August 18, 2010 - 10:28 PM UTC
The death has been announced of Bill Millin, who piped troops ashore on the morning of the 6th of June.

His obituary can be seen:

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/obituaries/military-obituaries/special-forces-obituaries/7952729/Piper-Bill-Millin.html






Bigskip
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England - South East, United Kingdom
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Posted: Thursday, August 19, 2010 - 01:56 AM UTC
Thank you for bringing this to our attention Jim.

A very special man...

RIP Bill
yeahwiggie
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Dalarnas, Sweden
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Posted: Thursday, August 19, 2010 - 04:39 AM UTC
As soon as I get home I will finish the dio, this one , I started on him.
This will be my tribute to this legend!
md72
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Washington, United States
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Posted: Thursday, August 19, 2010 - 05:35 AM UTC
WOW! He walked up and down the beach playing the pipes and no one shot him cause the thought he was crazy?

RIP, you've earned it.