|Rank||Cadet U.S. Army|
|Date of Death||August 24 1951|
National Defense Service Medal
Cadet Speirs was awarded the National Defense Service Medal.
Cadet Speirs had completed his third year as a cadet at the United States Military Academy (Class of 1952) and was while on leave was killed in an automobile accident at Long Beach, California on August 24, 1951.