Another good ‘un gone…

Harry Patch 1898 – 2009

Britain’s oldest man and oldest survivor of the First World War, Henry Allingham sadly died last week.

Now, all too soon, it’s his comrade Harry Patch’s turn.

Briefly an unwilling successor to Henry, Harry died today aged 111 and was a veteran of Passchendaele amongst other WWI battles.

Another sad day when we remember those who served to preserve our freedom.

Let’s hope we stay worthy of what people like Henry and Harry helped to protect.


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