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World War I - Veterans and Survivors

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  • Willie B. Daniel (c.1891 - d.)
    He was born closer to 1891, around the time/year his father died? My wife's grandmother's youngest brother, Willie B. Daniel, served in World War I. After the war, he moved into the city limits of Sa...
  • Harry Patch (1898 - 2009)
    Henry John "Harry" Patch (17 June 1898 – 25 July 2009), dubbed in his latter years "The Last Fighting Tommy", was a British supercentenarian, briefly the oldest man in Europe and the last surviv...
  • James Cornwall "Peace River Jim" (1869 - 1955)
    Home of James Cornwell at risk James Cornwall From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia James Kennedy Cornwall Member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta In office June 30, 1909 – M...
  • William Howard Peter Penfold (c.1893 - c.1972)
    Service: Canadian Expeditionary Force Service No.: 2380578 Date Of Birth: 03/10/1893
  • Joseph Percy Penfold Rowland (c.1894 - c.1970)
    Joseph Percy Penfold Rowland was born in Siding Cottage, Burgess Hill, Sussex, England, United Kingdom in 1894. Canadian Expeditionary Force, Service #2380957

Veterans and Survivors of World War I

Image right - Harry Patch the last British army veteran of World War I who died aged 111 in 2009

This project is dedicated to everyone who served during World War I .. and survived. It is a global project.

veteran - noun

  1. - a person who has had long service or experience in an occupation, office, or the like: a veteran of the police force; a veteran of many sports competitions.
  2. - a person who has served in a military force, especially one who has fought in a war:

For the fallen there is another project: World War I - Casualties

See also World War I - The Last Veterans (Global)

Please link any relevant GENi profiles to this project.

If you have interesting anecdotes, information or details you would like to share here please do - you will need to join the project to do so.