Last WW1 Combat Veteran Dies

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  1. Quaker

    Quaker War Hero

    'The world's last known combat veteran of World War I, Claude Choules, has died in Australia aged 110.
    Known to his comrades as Chuckles, British-born Mr Choules joined the Royal Navy at 15 and went on to serve on HMS Revenge.'

    Full story here at the BBC:

    BBC News - Last WWI combat veteran Claude Choules dies aged 110

  2. R.I.P
    Last in a long line of heroes.
  3. 2/51

    2/51 LE

    We WILL remember them.....
  4. sigman

    sigman Old-Salt

    RIP the last of many
  5. RIP.

    Shoulda been a state funeral!
  6. ToMeToYou

    ToMeToYou Old-Salt


    Gone but never forgot.
  7. And the last of that generation passes and WWI become 'history'.

    I had the privilege to meet Henry Allingham just before his death. They've all found peace now.
  8. And so its left to us, to make sure what they sacrificed and endured isn't forgotten.

    Lest We Forget.