Oldest WWI Veteran Dies at 110-Years-Old

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The last known survivor of World War I has died. He lived in Perth, Australia. On Thursday, he passed away in his sleep at the age of 110. Here's more.

Claude Choules was the last known surviving World War I veteran and Australia's oldest man.

He was also the last known living person to have fought in both world wars.

Choules, who was born in Britain, joined the British Royal Navy when he was a teenager.

He fought in the Great War and, according to the Australian Navy, witnessed the surrender of the German Imperial Navy in 1918.

In 1926 he served with the Australian Navy through World War II, working as a demolition officer in Western Australia.

Choules was also the world's oldest first-time publisher, releasing his autobiography in 2009 at the age of 108.

Choules was married to his wife Ethel for over 75 years… she passed away in 2003.

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