Last WWI vet dies

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THE world’s last known sur­viv­ing ser­vice mem­ber from World War I has died aged 110.

Florence Green, from King’s Lynn, Nor­folk, served as a mess stew­ard at RAF bases in Marham and Nar­bor­ough.

She died in her sleep on Satur­day night in a King’s Lynn care home. Mrs Green had been due to cel­e­brate her 111th birth­day on 19 Fe­bru­ary.

The world’s last known combat veteran of World War I, Bri­ton Claude Choules, died in Australia aged 110 in May 2011.

Mrs Green leaves three chil­dren, four grand­chil­dren and seven great grand­chil­dren.

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