Posted by Cameron @ 8:35 am on July 25th 2009

And then there were three

70 million individuals were mobilized during World War I. 15 million died. 7 million were disabled permanently. 15 million were seriously injured. 8 million were captured and held as POWs.

3 are a live today.

Harry Patch, the last British veteran of World War I to fight in the trenches died at 111 years old. His death leaves only three confirmed veterans of the first world war, one Canadian, one British and one American. They are 109, 108 and 108 years old respectively.

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