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Memorial Piper Bill Millin

Bill Millin was the personal piper of Lord Lovat, commander of 1 Special Service Brigade at D-Day. After landing on Sword Beach the 1 Special Service Brigade advanced to Pegasus Bridge to relieve the 2nd Battalion Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry of the 6th Airborne Division.

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  • Text: Barry van Veen
  • Photos: Lennard Bolijn