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    Just heard on the news that the last person from ww1 has died. .
    he was 110 years old.

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    Which country ?
    The gates of hell were opened and we accepted the invitation to enter" 26/880 Lance Sgt, Edward Dyke. 26th Bn Northumberland Fusiliers , ( 3rd Tyneside Irish )

    1st July 1916

    Thought shall be the harder , heart the keener,
    Courage the greater as our strength faileth.
    Here lies our leader ,in the dust of his greatness.
    Who leaves him now , be damned forever.
    We who are old now shall not leave this Battle,
    But lie at his feet , in the dust with our leader

    House Carles at the Battle of Hastings

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    Britsh born but lived in Australia apparantly

    Nick
    "In all my years as a soldier, I have never seen men fight so hard." - SS Obergruppenfuhrer Wilhelm Bittrich - Arnhem

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    Heres the story on msn news: Last First World War veteran dies - *UK News - MSN News UK

    Thanks

    Danny

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    Hi,
    He is Claud Choules, Chuckles to his mates, he joind the british navy at 15yrs old, went to Aus in 1920 with the navy and stayed there, he left the services in 1956. What a great life to lead,
    Now gone into history with all his mates R.I.P, Claud

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    Srry i didint give much info just heard some of it this morning

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    Quote by HistoryIsMe View Post
    Srry i didint give much info just heard some of it this morning
    No problem at least you flagged it up , apparently he was the last veteran who saw combat so there may be someone else alive who served in the Great War but did not see combat ??
    The gates of hell were opened and we accepted the invitation to enter" 26/880 Lance Sgt, Edward Dyke. 26th Bn Northumberland Fusiliers , ( 3rd Tyneside Irish )

    1st July 1916

    Thought shall be the harder , heart the keener,
    Courage the greater as our strength faileth.
    Here lies our leader ,in the dust of his greatness.
    Who leaves him now , be damned forever.
    We who are old now shall not leave this Battle,
    But lie at his feet , in the dust with our leader

    House Carles at the Battle of Hastings

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    There is one left, a woman in England who was in the Women's Royal Air Force.

    Dusty

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    R.I.P Claud Choules..

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