Saturday, 18 July 2009

Oldest WW1 veteran dies

Henry Allingham, the world's oldest man and one of the last surviving World War I veterans, has died at the age of 113.

Mr Allingham served with the Royal Naval Air Service in WWI, later transferring to the Royal Air Force at the time of its creation.

Harry Patch, aged 111, is now the last surviving British WW1 veteran.

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