THE remarkable life of First World War veteran Henry Allingham
was celebrated yesterday at a funeral service to mark the passing of the last founder member of the RAF.
HUNDREDS of people were expected to line the streets today to bid farewell to the late First World War veteran and the world's oldest man Henry Allingham
HUNDREDS of people were lining the streets today to bid farewell to the late First World War veteran and world's oldest man Henry Allingham
served with the Royal Naval Air Service in WW1, later transferring to the Royal Air Force at the time of its creation.
, a 113-year-old World War 1 veteran and the world's oldest man died Saturday in his sleep in a care home in England.
Summary: Henry Allingham
, the world's oldest man and oldest World War I veteran, who put his longevity down to "cigarettes, whisky and wild, wild women," died Saturday at the age of
London, June 20 (ANI): World's oldest man Henry Allingham
attributes his longevity to "cigarettes, whisky and wild, wild women".
reached 112 years and 296 days, beating the record of Welshman John Evans, who died in 1990.
is also the oldest living Royal Air Force veteran and one of only three British First World War veterans known to be alive.
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Members will display paintings of Lulu, the mayor of Calderdale Clr Martin Peel's chocolate labrador and portraits of society member John Allingham
at Halifax Town Hall from December 10 to 16.
Although 2006 is the first major anniversary since the death of the last veterans of the Somme trenches, among those present were Britain's oldest man Henry Allingham
, 110, who served with the Royal Naval Air service on the Western Front later in the war.