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David Speakman, ex kiap, dies at 71

David Speakman, an ex kiap and one time Clerk of the Papua New Guinea House of Assembly who pursued a successful career in England after leaving PNG, has died there aged 71. There is a wonderful pictorial and prose tribute to David by his sister Diane Bohlen on her Adventure Before Dementia blog, which you can link to here.


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Colin Huggins

What a wonderful tribute you have placed on your website. Was marvellous that you and Bill were able to have time in the UK and Switzerland with your brother and his family a few months ago.
Sincere sympathy to all the Speakman and Bohlen families.

Diane Bohlen

Thank you, Keith. I'm hoping to get more information about his life in PNG one day.

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