View Full Version : R.I.P. Claude Choules

05-06-2011, 11:40 AM
Claude Choules, an Australian, who served in the British Navy during WW1, the Australian Navy during WW2, & was the last veteran of World War One, passed away yesterday.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/obituaries/claude_choules_last_combat_veteran_of_world_war_i_ dies_at_110/2011/05/05/AFxEdu0F_story.html?wprss=rss_local

With the passing of Frank Buckles in February & Germany making their final reparations payments last October, the chapter on World War One is truly closing.

05-06-2011, 11:32 PM
It's amazing how many people don't know how horrific WWI truly was.