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Last WW1 combat veteran dies

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Last WW1 combat veteran dies

Last WWI combat veteran Claude Choules dies aged 110
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Known to his comrades as Chuckles, British-born Mr Choules joined the Royal Navy at 15 and went on to serve on HMS Revenge.

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He lied about his age to become a Royal Navy rating, joining the battleship HMS Revenge on which he saw action in the North Sea aged 17.

A similar tale to that of my grandfather who joined the army at 15 to fight in the second Boer War.

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Re: Last WW1 combat veteran dies

That's a remarkable story Smiley  Also interesting to know of Florence Green who is also 110.