Killed for £40 and his OAP bus pass: Agonising death of Eisenhower's driver

In wartime, as in the rest of his days, Geoffrey Bacon showed quiet courage.

He acted as personal driver to Montgomery and Eisenhower, and volunteered to risk his life on secret missions against the Nazis.

Even at the age of 90, after losing his beloved wife, he still fended for himself living alone in a second-floor flat and walking daily to the shops.

But that independent spirit finally cost him his life at the hands of a callous thug.

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