WWI veteran Bill Stone dies aged 108

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  1. RIP.

    It's not broken on the wires yet.

    Only two left now?
  2. RIP

    Three of these remarkable chaps are known to be left, Taz - Henry Allingham, Harry Patch and Claude Choules (who lives in Australia).
  3. RIP Jack, the final whistle has blown, time to rest now............
  4. Sad news indeed. RIP Sir.

  5. ugly

    ugly LE Moderator

    That is I'm afraid inevitable and although as I child in the late 60's and early 70's I met a fair few from both wars I really regret not meeting the wifes Grandfather who served as a Gunner in both wars starting as a Bdr on his dated Mons Star and ending with his WW2 defence medal. He served in both BEFs the second one as a Lt commanding a troop of 25 pounders and finished the war in Italy having commanded a battery firing in such battles as Monte Cassino!
    Sir RIP
  6. God bless him,and look after him now.
  7. A time for rest now Mr. Stone - rest peacefully.
  8. Gone to join his muckers.
  9. Stand down Sir--RIP
  10. Very sad but inevitably.

    RIP auld yin and thank you.
  11. The news I have always dreaded. This great man served on HMS Hood. The Hood......

    R.I.P Sir.
  12. Rest in Peace Sir, the Nation Stood Proudly behind you at the Cenotaph last year.

    Safely in the Arms of Jesus.

    Goodnight & Godbless
  13. RIP

    Respect and thanks and god bless you sir.

    You earned your rest