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Offline Tallitot

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Claude Choules, last living WWI combat vet died yesterday
« on: May 06, 2011, 05:48:56 AM »
"The last known survivor of the 70 million combatants from World War I, a British sailor who witnessed the surrender of the German fleet in 1918, has died at the age of 110..."

http://www.cnn.com/2011/WORLD/asiapcf/05/05/australia.ww1.veteran.dies/index.html?iref=allsearch
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Claude_Choules
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Re: Claude Choules, last living WWI combat vet died yesterday
« Reply #1 on: May 06, 2011, 06:15:50 AM »
Memory eternal.

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Re: Claude Choules, last living WWI combat vet died yesterday
« Reply #2 on: May 06, 2011, 11:21:13 AM »
May the earth covering Claude's grave be light.

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Re: Claude Choules, last living WWI combat vet died yesterday
« Reply #3 on: May 06, 2011, 01:52:32 PM »
Lord have mercy.
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Re: Claude Choules, last living WWI combat vet died yesterday
« Reply #4 on: May 06, 2011, 05:11:30 PM »
Memory eternal!
She's touring the facility/and picking up slack.
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