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longevitydude - January 3, 2010 09:18 PM (GMT)
Australia (21 veterans)
Name Rank/Regiment/Corps Born Died Notes
Armitage, James Ramsay Gunner, 8th Field Artillery Brigade, Australian Imperial Force 1899 16 Nov 1999 (100) Enlisted 1917. Served in France.[1][5]
Bell, Franklyn Hutton Private, 3rd General Service Reinforcements, Australian Imperial Force 5 Jun 1898 7 May 1999 (100) Non combat. Enlisted July 1918 and still in training when the war ended.[1][6]
Claydon, Samuel James Private, 5th General Service Reinforcements, Australian Imperial Force 13 Dec 1894 19 Aug 1999 (104) Non combat. Enlisted June 1918, fell ill in Cape Town whilst being transported to Europe and repatriated.[1][7]
Coles, Wilfred James Private, 16th Battalion, Australian Imperial Force 1900 9 Jan 1999 (98) Enlisted underage in 1917. Served in France.[1][8]
Dalwood, Bertram Horace Gunner, 41st Battery, 11th Field Artillery Brigade, Australian Imperial Force 21 Nov 1899 27 Jan 1999 (99) Enlisted 1918. Served in France for 6 weeks at the end of the war.[9]
Greenwood, John Halliley Private, 11th General Service Reinforcements, Australian Imperial Force 25 Aug 1899 23 Feb 1999 (99) Non combat. Enlisted May 1918 and on a troop ship from Melbourne to London at the Armistice.[1][10]
Haines, Frank Arnold Sapper, 1st Signal Company, Australian Imperial Force 9 Jun 1896 9 Feb 1999 (102) Served in France.[1][11]
Hall, Leonard Francis Trooper, 10th Light Horse Regiment, Australian Imperial Force 9 May 1897 24 Feb 1999 (101) Wounded at Gallipoli.[12]
Hollingsworth, Herbert Henry Private, 9th Battalion, Australian Imperial Force c.1898 1 Oct 1999 (101) [1][13][14]
Holmes, John Private, 4th Field Ambulance, Australian Imperial Force 1897 18 Dec 1999 (102) Born in England. Enlisted 1915, served in France.[1][15]
Houghton, David c.1901 25 Oct 1999 (98) [16]
Isaacs, Francis Walter (Frank) Private, 49th Battalion, Australian Imperial Force c.1896 5 Apr 1999 (102) Wounded at Gallipoli and the Somme.[17]
Johnson, Frank Private, 55th Battalion, Australian Imperial Force 5 Feb 1898 12 Mar 1999 (100) Non combat. Enlisted 1916 but discharged as unfit for service in England 1917 and repatriated.[1][18]
Lewis, Robert Mervyn Private, 9/12th Battalion, Australian Imperial Force 30 Sep 1897 8 Feb 1999 (101) Enlisted 1916. Served as a signaller on the Western Front.[1][19]
Palmer, Jesse Private, Australian Army Medical Corps Reinforcements 13 Dec 1897 18 Dec 1999 (102) Born in England. Non combat. Enlisted 1917 and served briefly as a medical orderly in England before contracting Spanish flu.[1][20][21]
Pope, Howard Milton Private, 27th Battalion, Australian Imperial Force Oct 1897 27 Aug 1999 (101) [22][23]
Redman, Francis Raymond Corporal, 35th Battalion, Australian Imperial Force 12 Nov 1894 27 Apr 1999 (104) Enlisted 1916. Wounded on the Western Front.[1][24]
Smith, Thomas c.1897 15 Nov 1999 (102) [1][25]
Talty, Thomas Lawrence Private, 8/47th & 31st Battalions, Australian Imperial Force c.1899 Aug 1999 (100) Enlisted 1916.[1][26]
Thompson, Rowcliff Private, 38th Battalion, Australian Imperial Force 11 May 1895 26 Oct 1999 (104) Enlisted 1916. Served on the Western Front. Last known veteran of the Northern Territories.[1][27][28]
Walton, Hubert Corporal, 34th Battalion, 3rd Pioneers & 3rd Machine Gun Battalion, Australian Imperial Force 1898 27 Dec 1999 (101) Enlisted 1916. Served in France.[1][29]

longevitydude - January 3, 2010 09:19 PM (GMT)
Canada (15 veterans)
Name Born Died Notes
Borradaile, Osmond 17 Jul 1898 24 Mar 1999 (100) Enlisted in the Canadian Expeditionary Force in 1916, served in France. Later a renowned camera artist. See entry.
Bundgard, Neil 7 Aug 1893 23 Oct 1999 (106) Enlisted 1916 and served in France. Born in Denmark, died in the USA.[2][30][31]
Charles, William 28 Oct 1890 Jul 1999 (108) Born in the UK, joined the Canadian army in 1916.
Clement, Milton (Mel) 1897 Sep 1999 (102) Died in Calgary.[3]
Connett, Frederick Henry 17 Apr 1897 Feb 1999 (101) Private, Signal Corps, Canadian Expeditionary Force. Born in London. Enlisted 1916, served in France.[32][33]
Doucet, Arthur 1895 Dec 1999 (104) Served in France.[2][34]
Dubois, Adolphe H. 25 Jul 1894 8 May 1999 (104) Pilot, Royal Flying Corps. Died in the USA.[35][36]
Fitsell, John C 11 Aug 1898 17 Jan 1999 (100) Bombardier, 19th Battalion, 45th Field Battery, Canadian Imperial Force. Born in England, enlisted 1914 and fought on Western Front.[37][38]
Hill, Frederick Charles 1893 Jan 1999 (105) Served in France.[2][39]
Loudon, Walter Allan 30 Jan 1899 20 Jan 1999 (99) 56th Infantry Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force. Born in the USA, enlisted 1915 and fought in the Battles of the Somme and Vimy Ridge, wounded in both.[4][40]
MacAuley, James Allan 1900 19 Apr 1999 (99) Private, 25th & 105th Battalions, Canadian Expeditionary Force. Served in France.[2][41]
Montgomery, Denzil Roderick 8 Mar 1897 Feb 1999 (101) Enlisted 1916. Specially honoured by the city of London, Ontario, in January 1999, at the start of the International Year of the Older Person.[5]
Obleman, Frederick Russell 1898 18 Jan 1999 (100) Served in France.[2][42]
Powers, Preston Ferris 12 Feb 1898 21 Mar 1999 (101) Private, 219th & 85th Battalions, Canadian Expeditionary Force. Enlisted 1916. Served in France.[2][43]
Risteen, Frank Barrett 7 Feb 1898 8 Feb 1999 (101) Private, Army. Enlisted 1916. Served in France.[2][44]

longevitydude - January 3, 2010 09:20 PM (GMT)
France (57 veterans)
Name Born Died Notes
Bâtard, René 3 Nov 1897 27 Sep 1999 (102) [6]
Bedenel, Pierre-Emile 23 Dec 1900 12 Aug 1999 (98) [6]
Benhamou, Maurice 13 Jul 1893 1 May 1999 (105) [6]
Betbeder, Amédée 24 Dec 1898 May 1999 (100) [6]
Beur, Georges 2 Nov 1898 Mar 1999 (100) Conscripted in 1917. Fought on the Western Front.[6]
Bouchaud, Henri 19 Jun 1893 10 Jun 1999 (105) Enlisted in the infantry 1915. Wounded.[6]
Braud, Alexandre 17 Aug 1900 16 Mar 1999 (98) [6]
Caudron, André 12 May 1897 11 Jul 1999 (102) [6]
Chardon, René 21 Jul 1900 4 Jun 1999 (98) [6]
Cluzan, Emile 2 Oct 1899 7 Sep 1999 (99) [6]
Combémorel, Flic 29 May 1897 15 Jun 1999 (102) [6]
Dansac, Albert 1897 1999 (102) An artilleryman who fought at the Battle of Verdun.[6]
Datin, Louis 24 Aug 1898 8 Feb 1999 (100) [6]
Delcayrou, Jean 2 Nov 1897 3 May 1999 (101) Conscripted in 1915 into 15e RI d’Albi.[6]
Delebarre, Xavier 16 May 1896 1999 (103) [6]
Destan, Antoine 5 Jan 1898 18 Jan 1999 (101) Served with 32e Battery, 290e RA on the Western Front.[6]
Digné, Robert 20 Sep 1899 2 Jun 1999 (99) [6]
Espitalier, Marcel 4 Mar 1893 18 Apr 1999 (106) Fought in the Dardanelles.[6]
Esteve, Leoncé 25 Dec 1893 19 Oct 1999 (105) [6]
Jourdain, Camille 14 Nov 1898 12 Nov 1999 (100) [6]
Journeau, Maurice 17 Nov 1898 9 Jun 1999 (100) Conscripted 1917 and served on the Western Front.[6]
Julé, Joseph 1897 1999 (101-102) [7]
Labrune, Raymond 25 Mar 1897 Sep 1999 (102) Fought at the Battle of Verdun.[6]
Ladagnous, Louis-Pierre 18 Jan 1900 7 Oct 1999 (99) [6]
Laubreton, Aimé 30 Nov 1897 8 Feb 1999 (101) [6]
Mamès, Louis 21 Jan 1895 18 Jun 1999 (104) [6]
Martrou, Etienne 21 Dec 1897 Aug 1999 (101) [6]
Masson, Albert 18 Feb 1897 18 Feb 1999 (102) Conscripted 1916. Served with an Alpine regiment.[6]
Masson, Edmond 11 Jan 1894 28 Aug 1999 (105) Born in Switzerland. Conscripted in 1914 into the 171e RI. Twice wounded. Captured by the Germans in 1917.[6]
Monchecourt, Henri 7 Dec 1898 19 Dec 1999 (101) [6]
Naegelen, Jules 1898 1 Apr 1999 (100) [6]
Panaget, Charles 29 Feb 1896 1999 (103) [6]
Parisel, Raymond 23 Jun 1897 1999 (102) [6]
Pauli, Joseph 1896 30 Jan 1999 (102) [6]
Pellencin, Abramo 11 Sep 1897 Mar 1999 (101) Fought on the Italian front and at the Battle of Verdun. Wounded 4 times. Awarded the Croix de Guerre.[6]
Perrette, Jean-François 19 Nov 1898 Jun 1999 (100) [6]
Pervieux, Jean 24 Jun 1898 9 Oct 1999 (101) [6]
Poulet, Leon 7 Oct 1899 18 July 1999 (99) [6]
Prévost, Marius 29 Sep 1898 14 Dec 1999 (101) [6]
Raguet, Jean 1896 Mar 1999 (102) [6]
Rebuffa, François 2 Apr 1894 2 May 1999 (105) [6]
Rifosta, Théophane 6 Sep 1889 16 Jun 1999 (109) [6] was oldest man in France at time of death
Rodriguez, Jean 27 Dec 1898 24 Mar 1999 (100) [6]
Rosaz, Edouard 11 Apr 1899 2 May 1999 (100) [6]
Rosfelder, Marcel 23 Jul 1898 3 May 1999 (100) [6]
Salmon-Legagneur, Pierre 18 May 1896 3 Jul 1999 (103) [6]
Sergent, Edmond 1896 6 Jul 1999 (103) Enlisted 1915. A Lieutenant who fought at the Battle of Verdun. Awarded the Croix de Guerre.[6]
Soulié, Louis-René 1896 Jan 1999 (102) [6]
Stocanne, Ernest 6 Jan 1894 14 Dec 1999 (105) Fought in the Dardanelles. Later a senior diplomat.[6]
Tabeau, Armand Noé 18 Dec 1899 4 Dec 1999 (99) [6]
Taxil, Victor 19 Nov 1898 8 Sep 1999 (100) [6]
Thinès, Serge 2 Mar 1899 6 Nov 1999 (100) Enlisted 1917. Served with 83e, 84e and 89e Heavy Artillery regiments.[6]
Tissot, Robert 1898 1999 (101) [6]
Trotel, Albert 26 Oct 1898 30 Nov 1999 (101) [6]
Verneau, Marcel 29 Sep 1898 30 Mar 1999 (101) [6]
Viala, Henri Louis 19 Oct 1898 2 Apr 1999 (100) [6]
Vincent, René 1897 22 Oct 1999 (102) Enlisted 1914. Fought at Verdun with 81e ARC de Chars and later Artillery d’Assault. Wounded 6 times. Awarded the Croix de Guerre.[6]

longevitydude - January 3, 2010 09:20 PM (GMT)
Germany (4 veterans)
Name Born Died Notes
Lange, Hans 14 Apr 1899 29 Nov 1999 (100) [45][46]
Suhr, Otto 11 Dec 1892 1 Feb 1999 (106) Private-cannoneer[47]
von Halem, Gustav Adolf 4 Nov 1899 12 Jan 1999 (99) Fought at Verdun and in Flanders. Served in the SS in World War II.[8][9][48][49]
Zender, Josef 5 Jul 1897 8 Jan 1999 (101) Fought on the Western Front and taken prisoner by the British. Died in the USA.[50][51]
[edit] Italy (1 veteran)
Name Born Died Notes
Benvenuti, Giacomo 7 Dec 1896 1999 (102) Enlisted in the 2nd Assault Battalion 1915. Fought against Germany and Austro-Hungary, wounded at Chemin des Dames 1917. Settled in France, and fought for the French in World War II.[6]
[edit] Newfoundland (3 veterans)
Name Rank/Regiment/Corps Born Died Notes
Brinson, John (Jesse) Private, Royal Newfoundland Regiment c.1897 1 Mar 1999 (102) [10]WO372/3[52]
Pike, Wallace Private, Royal Newfoundland Regiment 1899 11 Apr 1999 (99) Last Newfoundland veteran. Enlisted underage and wounded twice on the Western Front.[10]WO372/16[53]
White, Alexander (Sandy) Private, Royal Newfoundland Regiment c.1895 3 Mar 1999 (103) [10]WO372/21[54]

Remark: At the time of World War I Newfoundland was a separate colony within the British Empire, and did not become part of Canada until 1940.
[edit] New Zealand (2 veterans)
Name Born Died Notes
Beveridge, Eric 28 Jul 1894 6 Jun 1999 (104) Last World War I Veteran of Wellington.[11]
Hodgetts, William (Abo Will) 1894 17 May 1999 (104-105) Oldest NZ Army Veteran.[12]
[edit] Philippines (1 veteran)
Name Born Died Notes
Jocson, Manuel P. 29 Dec 1897 6 May 1999 (101) US Navy.[13]
[edit] Puerto Rico (1 veteran)
Name Born Died Notes
Perez, Daniel Bartolomei 7 Feb 1900 2 Jan 1999 (98) US Army.[13]
[edit] Romania (1 veteran)
Name Born Died Notes
Lacatusu, Dumitrascu 22 Mar 1891 Aug 1999 (108) Last Romanian cavalryman.[55][56][57]
[edit] Russia (2 veterans)
Name Born Died Notes
Bulychev, Ivan Timofeyevich 29 Aug 1897 1999 (101-102) Enlisted 1915, later fought for the Red Army during the Russian Revolution. Reached the rank of general and served as Assistant Chief: General Staff of the Soviet Armed Forces. Also served on the State Commission for the Sputnik satellite programme.[58][59]
Kondratovitch, Alexander 13 Mar 1897 1999 (102) Died in France.[60]

longevitydude - January 3, 2010 09:21 PM (GMT)
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland (226 veterans)
Name Rank/Regiment/Corps Born Died Notes
Abbott, Arthur John Artificer, Royal Navy 12 Feb 1896 Apr 1999 (103) Enlisted 1915.[14]ADM 188/1045[61]
Adeney, Noel Frederick 2nd Lieutenant, Royal Field Artillery 26 Nov 1897 Jul 1999 (101) [10]WO372/24[62]
Anderson, James Lieutenant, 101 Squadron, Royal Flying Corps 7 Sep 1899 10 Jul 1999 (99) Taken prisoner by the Germans.[15]
Anderton, Walter Private, Army 28 Jun 1899 Sep 1999 (100) [10]WO372/1[63][64]
Argent, William Charles Observer/Wireless Operator, Royal Naval Air Service 25 Jan 1899 Mar 1999 (100) Enlisted 1915. Served in flying boats on anti-submarine patrols. Awarded the DSM for gallantry.[16][65]
Arlotte, Frank Private, Somerset Light Infantry & Royal Garrison Artillery 19 Jul 1897 Aug 1999 (102) [10]WO372/1[66]
Attoe, Frederick William Corporal, East Surrey Regiment 25 Oct 1897 Jan 1999 (101) [10]WO372/1[67]
Bailey, Hannible Private, Royal Army Medical Corps 1 Apr 1895 Feb 1999 (103) [16][68]
Barlow, Arthur Robert Stoker, Royal Navy 16 Jan 1900 May 1999 (99) Enlisted 1918.[14]ADM 188/964[69]
Barron, Robert Richard (Dick) Acting Corporal, 2nd London Mounted Field Ambulance, Royal Army Medical Corps 19 Oct 1895 14 Feb 1999 (103) Served as a medical orderly at Gallipoli.[17][70]
Baverstock, Leslie Hayward Private, Tank Corps 25 Jun 1899 Jan 1999 (99) [10]WO372/2[71]
Benson, Lazarus Private, Labour Corps 15 Jan 1899 May 1999 (100) [10]WO372/2[72]
Billett, Jack George Private, 4th (Horsham), 12th & 13th Royal Sussex Regiment 3 Dec 1898 Feb 1999 (100) Enlisted underage. Fought at Ypres and the Somme. Invalided home badly wounded in 1918.[16][73]
Boswell, Frank Private, 23rd (County of London) London Regiment 28 Feb 1897 Jan 1999 (101)

[16][74]
Boulter, Cecil Horace Private, Essex Regiment 26 Jan 1900 Sep 1999 (99) [10]WO372/2[75]
Boulton, William James Foster Stoker, Royal Navy 5 Aug 1900 Aug 1999 (99) Enlisted 1918.[14]ADM 188/969[76]
Bowen, William Vernon Private, King’s Shropshire Light Infantry 5 Oct 1899 Jan 1999 (99) [10]WO372/3[77]
Bresnahan, Daniel Queen’s Own (Royal West Kent Regiment) 25 Sep 1899 Jul 1999 (99) [16][78]
Broadway, Edward Boy Steward, Royal Navy 17 Oct 1901 May 1999 (97) [16][79]
Bromley, George Private, Machine Gun Corps 17 Mar 1899 Feb 1999 (99) [16][80]
Buchanan, John Young S. Corporal, Tank Corps 24 Feb 1896 Jan 1999 (102) [10]WO372/3[81]
Budden, Charles Richard Stoker, Royal Navy 11 Jan 1898 Dec 1999 (101) Enlisted 1915.[14]ADM 188/919[82]
Burge, Arthur James Private, 1st East Surrey Regiment 19 Jun 1895 17 Aug 1999 (104) [16][83]
Burgess, Sydney William John Lance Corporal, Norfolk Regiment & East Surrey Regiment 23 Jan 1896 Feb 1999 (103) [10]WO372/3[84]
Burnard, Frederick William Private, 10th (County of London) London Regiment (Hackney) 30 Nov 1899 Jan 1999 (99) [10]WO372/3[85]
Bursey, George Artificer, Royal Navy 6 Oct 1900 Feb 1999 (98) Enlisted 1918.[14]ADM 188/1086[86]
Butler, James Walter Private, London Regiment 25 Mar 1899 Jan 1999 (99)

[16][87]
Carver, Frank Lewis Private, Suffolk Regiment 14 Mar 1897 Jan 1999 (101) [10]WO372/4[88]
Cavanagh, Thomas 2nd Lieutenant, 1/5th Yorkshire Regiment 28 Jan 1898 6 Jan 1999 (100) Served on the Western Front. Taken prisoner by the Germans.[15]
Chandler, Jeffrey Private, King’s Own Scottish Borderers 17 Aug 1898 Feb 1999 (100) Last known Great War veteran of the King's Own Scottish Borderers.[16]
Chappell, Randolph Victor Royal Flying Corps 24 May 1898 May 1999 (100) Served on the Western Front.[89][90]
Chappell, Wilfred Victor Private, Royal Marines Light Infantry 9 Jan 1899 Feb 1999 (100) [16][91]
Chillingworth, John Butler 2nd Lieutenant, 29th Royal Field Artillery 19 Jan 1899 Aug 1999 (100) [10]WO372/4[92]
Choat, Marcus Collingwood Royal Naval Air Service 7 Feb 1900 Nov 1999 (99) Enlisted 1918.[14]ADM 188/642[93]
Clark, Stanley Charles Acting Corporal, Gloucestershire Regiment 28 Aug 1895 Apr 1999 (103) [16][94]
Clarke, Frederick George Ordinary Seaman, Royal Navy 17 May 1900 Jan 1999 (98) Enlisted 1917.[14]ADM 188/800[95]
Clemit, John William Gunner, 2nd London Heavy Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery 20 Sep 1897 Jul 1999 (101) Fought at Arras and on the Somme.[10]WO372/4[96][97]
Cooke, Alexander MacDougall (Alec) Royal Flying Corps 17 Oct 1899 5 Jan 1999 (99) [98]
Cowell, Thomas Henry Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve 7 Jan 1900 Sep 1999 (99) [18]ADM 337/1-108[99]
Cox, Ernest Ordinary Seaman, Royal Navy 8 Aug 1900 Sep 1999 (99) Enlisted 1918.[14]ADM 188/1103[100]
Cox, Francis Harry Walter Able Seaman, Royal Navy 1 May 1898 Jan 1999 (100) Enlisted 1916.[14]ADM 188/773[101]
Cramp, Alfred Private, Leicestershire Regiment, North Staffordshire Regiment, Royal Warwickshire Regiment, Durham Light Infantry & Manchester Regiment 12 Oct 1898 Feb 1999 (100) [16][102]
Cramp, Robert Raymond K. Private, Manchester Regiment 31 Mar 1899 12 Jun 1999 (100) [10]WO372/5[103]
Crook, John Frank Private, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) (Depot) 22 Oct 1896 Oct 1999 (102) [16][104]
Cross, John Webster Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve 22 Aug 1898 Oct 1999 (101) [18]ADM 337/1-108[105]
Cundy, William Ashling Private, Rifle Brigade 21 Apr 1899 Feb 1999 (99) [19][106]
Currie, William Stuart Private, Army 14 Aug 1899 Jan 1999 (99) [10]WO372/5[107]
Cusick, James Able Seaman, 63rd (Royal Naval) Division 4 Nov 1895 Jan 1999 (103) [20]ADM 339/1[108]
Dalby, Thomas Norman White Private, Northumberland Fusiliers 6 Jan 1900 Aug 1999 (99) [10]WO372/5[109]
Davidson, James Private, Lancashire Fusiliers 25 Jan 1897 Nov 1999 (102) Enlisted 1914. Fought at Mons and went ‘over the top’ at the Battle of the Somme. Gassed, presumed dead, but survived.[110][111]
Davolls, Arthur Henry Private, Welsh Regiment 4 May 1893 Mar 1999 (105) Enlisted 1914. Seriously wounded on first day in combat and invalided home for the remainder of the war.[10]WO372/5[112][113]
Deacon, Winifred Maud Driver, Army Service Corps 17 Oct 1897 Aug 1999 (101) [114]
Deeming, Robert Private, Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment) & King’s Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment) 19 Mar 1900 Jan 1999 (98) Last known Great War veteran of the King’s Own (Royal Lancaster Regiment).[10]WO372/5[115]
Denning, Alfred Thompson (Tom) 2nd Lieutenant, 151st Field Company, Royal Engineers 23 Jan 1899 5 Mar 1999 (100) Later Lord Denning and Master of the Rolls (the senior civil judge in the Court of Appeal of England and Wales). See entry.
Doe, George Charles Army 6 Apr 1899 Feb 1999 (99) [10]WO372/6[116]
Domville, Albert Royal Naval Air Service 29 Nov 1899 6 Apr 1999 (99) Enlisted 1917.[14]ADM 188/635[117]
Douglas, Alan Lockhart M. Sapper, Royal Engineers 15 Feb 1899 Feb 1999 (99) [10]WO372/6[118]
Dowell, George James Private, North Staffordshire Regiment 3 Jul 1898 Sep 1999 (101) [10]WO372/6[119]
Dufour, William Edward Private, Royal Welsh Fusiliers (Depot) 11 Feb 1898 Jan 1999 (100) [10]WO372/6[120]
Duncan, Albert Victor Private, 14th (County of London) London Regiment (London Scottish) 23 Dec 1896 Jan 1999 (102) Wounded at the Battle of The Somme.[19][121]
Dye, Hubert Charles Private, Suffolk Regiment 11 Mar 1899 Apr 1999 (100) [10]WO372/6[122]
Earwaker, Alfred Henry Private, North Staffordshire Regiment 16 Sep 1898 Jan 1999 (100) [10]WO372/6[123]
Easton, Leslie Private, Army Service Corps 20 Jun 1900 Jan 1999 (98) Enlisted July 1918 and still in training when the war ended. Served in the army of occupation 1919-20.[19][124]
Easton, William Edgar (Bill) Private, 2/2nd East Anglian Field Ambulance & 77th Field Ambulance, Royal Army Medical Corps 15 Oct 1898 18 Aug 1999 (100) Stretcher bearer at Ypres and Messines. Taken prisoner Mar 1918.[17][125]
Edwards, Harry Norman Captain, Tank Corps 13 Jan 1894 21 Sep 1999 (105) Fought on the Western Front.[10]WO372/6[126][127]
Edwards, Robert Private, Royal Welsh Fusiliers 25 Dec 1897 Jan 1999 (101) [16][128]
Ellis, Cyril West Yorkshire Regiment 29 Jun 1900 Dec 1999 (99) [16][129]
Ellis, Edwin Oswald Steward, Royal Navy 14 Mar 1898 Jan 1999 (100) Enlisted 1914.[14]ADM 188/1000[130]
Evans, Edward Harold Private, Royal Welsh Fusiliers 17 Jan 1899 Jul 1999 (100) [16][131]
Farmer, Frederick Ordinary Seaman, Royal Navy 15 Feb 1900 Nov 1999 (99) [16][132]
Fielder, Joseph George c.1901 14 Apr 1999 (98) Served in France. Died in Australia.[133][134][135]
Finch, Horace Private, Army 25 Jan 1900 Jan 1999 (98) [10]WO372/7[136]
Firmage, Ernest Arthur Private, Middlesex Regiment 2 Oct 1899 Feb 1999 (99) [10]WO372/7[137]
Fitzpatrick, Joseph Sergeant, 2/6th Manchester Regiment 25 Dec 1895 22 Apr 1999 (103) [16][138]
Fowler, James Rigby Private, 51st (Graduated) Durham Light Infantry 9 Apr 1900 Feb 1999 (98) Enlisted May 1918 and still in training when the war ended. Served in the army of occupation 1919.[19][139]
Francis, Frederick Edgar Acting Corporal, 11th (Lonsdale) Border Regiment 20 Jan 1894 Mar 1999 (105) Enlisted 1914. Badly wounded going ‘over the top’ at the Battle of the Somme.[17][140]
Fry, Robert Ernest Northumberland Fusiliers 21 Sep 1897 Sep 1999 (101) [16][141]
Furner, John Martin Private, 9th Tank Corps 5 May 1895 Apr 1999 (103) Enlisted 1915. Served as a mechanic. Wounded in action.[19][142]
Gardner, Albert Charles Ordinary Seaman, Royal Navy 4 Oct 1900 May 1999 (98) Enlisted 1915.[14]ADM 188/790[143]
Gay, Thomas William Private, 2nd Royal Scots Fusiliers 25 Apr 1898 19 Feb 1999 (100) Enlisted aged 16. Went ‘over the top’ at the Battle of the Somme.[17][144]
George, Victor Gordon Private, 23rd (County of London) London Regiment & 22nd (County of London) London Regiment (The Queen’s) 18 Mar 1896 Jan 1999 (102) [16][145]
Gilbert, Frederick John (Jack) Private, Worcestershire Regiment 16 Jan 1897 Feb 1999 (102) [16][146]
Goad, Stuart Frederick S. Royal Flying Corps 22 Jan 1898 Jan 1999 (100) [16][147]
Godfrey, Ernest Benjamin Private, 53rd (Young Students) King’s Royal Rifle Corps 26 Aug 1900 Jun 1999 (98) Enlisted September 1918 and still in training when the war ended.[19][148]
Gorringe, John Private, Army 8 Apr 1899 Feb 1999 (99) [10]WO372/8[149]
Gray, Herbert Arthur Harding Private, 14th Worcestershire Regiment 9 Sep 1899 Nov 1999 (100) [10]WO372/8[150]
Green, Robert Cecil Ernest Ordinary Seaman, Royal Navy 28 Sep 1900 Dec 1999 (99) Enlisted 1916.[14]ADM 188/787[151]
Gregg, Trevelyn Finnis Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve 20 May 1899 Jan 1999 (99) [18]ADM 337/1-108[152]
Halfhead, Harold Private, Northamptonshire Regiment 16 Sep 1899 Dec 1999 (100) [10]WO372/8[153]
Hall, William George Flight Sergeant, 216 Squadron, Royal Naval Air Service 23 May 1898 Jan 1999 (100) Enlisted 1916.[14]ADM 188/592[154]
Hallard, Ernest William Acting Sergeant, Hampshire Regiment 25 May 1898 Oct 1999 (101) [10]WO372/8[155]
Hammond, Frederick Private, 1/8th Lancashire Fusiliers 27 Sep 1897 18 Apr 1999 (101) Served on the Western Front. Taken prisoner by the Germans.[15]
Hammond, Harold Cambridgeshire Regiment 27 Sep 1897 Apr 1999 (101) Non combat. Cambridgeshire a part-time territorial regiment.[16][156]
Hamper, Albert James Private, Bedfordshire Regiment, Northamptonshire Regiment & Suffolk Regiment 31 Jul 1899 Jul 1999 (99) Last known Great War veteran of the Bedfordshire Regiment.[10]WO372/8[157]
Harris, Frederick John Royal Field Artillery 5 Sep 1896 Mar 1999 (102) [16][158]
Harris, Frederick Walter Steward, Royal Navy 22 Nov 1900 Jun 1999 (98) Enlisted 1917.[14]ADM 188/1009[159]
Hart, Hubert Frederick Private, Army 10 Jun 1899 Aug 1999 (100) [10]WO372/9[160]
Hermon, Henry William Private, Rifle Brigade (Prince Consort’s Own) 14 Jan 1900 Jun 1999 (99) Last known Great War veteran of the Rifle Brigade.[16][161]
Heptinstall, Harry Clifford Sapper, Royal Engineers 3 May 1898 Jan 1999 (100) [10]WO372/9[162]
Hibbert, Alfred Henry Acting Corporal, Army Ordnance Corps 3 Sep 1891 Oct 1999 (108) Served in Egypt, Mesopotamia and India.[10]WO372/9[163][164]
Hick, Ernest Private, Duke of Wellington’s (West Riding Regiment) & Machine Gun Corps 29 Jun 1899 Oct 1999 (100) Enlisted aged 16. Fought on the Somme and at Passchendaele.[10]WO372/9

[165][166]
Hindmarsh, Frederick Private, Durham Light Infantry 25 May 1900 Feb 1999 (98) [10]WO372/9[167]
Hiorns, Francis Artificer, Royal Navy 5 Feb 1900 2 Dec 1999 (99) Enlisted 1915. Last survivor of those who served aboard HMS Hood[14]ADM 188/1054[168]
Hoare, Gilbert Able Seaman, Royal Navy 7 May 1897 Jul 1999 (102) Enlisted 1914.[14]ADM 188/697[169]
Hobdell, Henry George Private, 51st (Graduated) Bedfordshire Regiment 24 Jun 1900 Jul 1999 (99) Enlisted July 1918 and still in training when the war ended. Served in the army of occupation 1919.[19][170]
Hodges, Frederick John Private, Tank Corps 25 Jul 1898 Mar 1999 (100) Enlisted June 1918. Non-combat, served as an electrician.[19][171]
Hodges, Jack Private, Army 14 Dec 1899 Oct 1999 (99) [10]WO372/9[172]
Holding, Stephen John Private, Princess Charlotte of Wales’s (Royal Berkshire Regiment) & Hampshire Regiment 27 Jun 1898 Mar 1999 (100) [10]WO372/9[173]
Holland, Charles John Private, Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment) & Army Ordnance Corps 11 Sep 1899 Feb 1999 (99) [16][174]
Holmes, Conrad Allan Private, Royal Army Medical Corps 18 Feb 1895 Mar 1999 (104) [16][175]
Holmes, Harry Private, Duke of Wellington’s (West Riding Regiment) 6 Nov 1897 28 Feb 1999 (101) Enlisted 1915. Took 17 German prisoners single-handed. Seriously wounded at Ypres in 1917 and invalided out of the war.[10]WO372/10[176][177]
Hosie, Joseph Private, Green Howards (Yorkshire Regiment) & West Yorkshire Regiment 25 Jul 1899 Nov 1999 (100) Last known Great War veteran of the Green Howards (Yorkshire Regiment) & West Yorkshire Regiment.[10]WO372/10[178]
Howard, Bertie Wilfred Private, 7th East Surrey Regiment & 2nd Manchester Regiment 4 Jun 1898 Mar 1999 (100) Served on the Western Front.[19][179]
Hughes, John Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve 14 Jan 1897 May 1999 (102) [18]ADM 337/1-108[180]
Humphries, Arthur James Private, Army 31 Jan 1898 Oct 1999 (101) [10]WO372/10[181][182]
Hurlock, George Clement Acting Lance Corporal, Labour Corps 23 Aug 1897 Jan 1999 (101) [10]WO372/24[183]
Jackson, John Eric Private, 53rd (Young Students) Royal Fusiliers 10 Oct 1900 Mar 1999 (98) Non combat. Enlisted 4 November 1918. Still in training when the war ended.[19][184]
Jager, Harry Private, King’s Royal Rifle Corps 2 Mar 1900 Apr 1999 (99) [10]WO372/10[185]
James, Sydney Royal Flying Corps 5 Apr 1899 May 1999 (100) [186]
Jameson, George Brumwell Corporal, 1/1st Northumberland Yeomanry (Hussars) & Captain, 252 & 72nd Royal Field Artillery 27 Dec 1892 2 Mar 1999 (106) [187][188][189]
Jarman, Gilbert Private, King’s Own (Yorkshire Light Infantry) 30 Dec 1898 Dec 1999 (100) [10]WO372/10[190]
Jenkins, Vincent Private, Training Reserve 3 Mar 1900 Jan 1999 (98) [10]WO372/10[191]
Jennison, Cyril Private, Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire Regiment) 15 Jan 1900 Jan 1999 (98) [10]WO372/10[192]
Jex, Henry Private, Army 7 Feb 1898 Nov 1999 (101) [10]WO372/10[193]
Jiggins, Robert Charles Private, Machine Gun Corps 29 Sep 1898 Jan 1999 (100) [10]WO372/10[194]
Johnson, Henry Charles Bandsman, Royal Marines 27 Dec 1900 Sep 1999 (98) Enlisted 1915.[21]ADM 159[195]
Jones, Ernest Douglas Private, South Wales Border Regiment 9 Jan 1898 Apr 1999 (101) Conscripted aged 18. Fought at Ypres. Saved when a bullet ricocheted off a bible in his breast pocket; but later invalided home.[10]WO372/11

[196][197]
Jones, Reuben Edgar Able Seaman, Royal Navy 8 Jul 1897 Mar 1999 (101) Enlisted 1916.[14]ADM 188/764[198]
Jones, Wilfred Ernest Royal Naval Air Service 13 Oct 1899 Feb 1999 (99) Enlisted 1917.[14]ADM 188/632[199]
Kerridge, Harold Victor Stanley (Hal) Private, 1/14th (County of London) London Regiment (London Scottish), 1st Gordon Highlanders & Army Pay Corps 21 Sep 1898 Oct 1999 (101) Enlisted 1915. Fought on the Somme and at Passchendaele.[17][200]
Kershaw, Fred Private, Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment) 20 Jul 1897 Aug 1999 (102) Served in France.[19][201]
Knight, Arnold Stanley Private, 51st (Graduated) King's Royal Rifle Corps 10 Apr 1900 Feb 1999 (98) Non-combat. Still in training when the war ended.[19][202]
Laister, John Rea Private, 2nd King’s Royal Rifle Corps & Labour Corps 14 May 1897 Sep 1999 (102) Dragooned into a firing squad to execute an underage soldier convicted of cowardice.[10]WO372/11[203][204]
Lally, Michael Sergeant, 2nd Manchester Regiment 2 Sep 1894 13 Apr 1999 (104) Last known survivor of the British Regular Army, enlisting in 1910. Fought with BEF in 1914 and went ‘over the top’ at the Battle of the Somme. Later wounded.[205][206]
Lawrence, George Albert Royal Field Artillery 16 Aug 1896 Nov 1999 (103) [16][207]
Layard, Arthur Frank C. Sub-Lieutenant, Royal Navy 28 Nov 1899 Nov 1999 (99) Veteran of the Battle of Jutland. Also fought in World War II.[16][208]
Laycock, Frederick Murray Private, Royal Welsh Fusiliers 18 May 1899 Jan 1999 (99) [10]WO372/23[209]
Leather, George Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve 9 Aug 1900 Dec 1999 (99) [18]ADM 337/1-108[210]
Leggett, Ernest Harold Private, Army 6 Sep 1898 Jun 1999 (100) [10]WO372/12[211]
Lem, Frank Philip Private, 52nd (Graduated) Royal Warwickshire Regiment 30 Sep 1900 Sep 1999 (98) Non combat. Enlisted 30 October 1918 and still in training when the war ended. Served in the army of Occupation 1919.[19][212]
Lisgo, Oswald Private, 3rd (Reserve) Durham Light Infantry 5 Mar 1900 Jan 1999 (98) Non combat. Completed basic training in October 1918 but not posted overseas.[19][213]
Lisle, Ernest Edward Trimble Corporal, 26th Durham Light Infantry 1 Jun 1897 Feb 1999 (101) Non combat. Enlisted in 1916 but never posted overseas.[19][214]
Losh, John Harold K. Army Service Corps 28 May 1898 Jan 1999 (100) [16][215]
Loud, Herbert Private, Army 29 Oct 1899 Oct 1999 (99) [10]WO372/12[216]
Lucas, Ted ? 1893 14 Jun 1999 (106) Born in and fought for the UK, died in New Zealand.
Maher, George Private, 2nd Kings Own Royal Lancaster Regiment 20 May 1903 1999 (95) Runaway who enlisted aged 13. Sent to France, but discharged when real aged was discovered. Re-enlisted as a boy bandsman. Died in Australia.[17]
Mahoney, William Henry Royal Naval Air Service 16 Oct 1900 Aug 1999 (98) Enlisted 1918.[14]ADM 188/645[217]
Marlow, Henry Ernest Corporal, 2/17th (County of London) London Regiment (Poplar & Stepney Rifles) 13 Jun 1899 Jul 1999 (100) Served in France.[19][218]
Martinson, James Arthur Stoker, Royal Navy 9 Sep 1900 Jun 1999 (98) Enlisted 1918.[14]ADM 188/969[219]
Matthews, Alfred James Royal Naval Air Service 11 May 1900 Jan 1999 (98) Enlisted 1918.[14]ADM 188/640[220]
McKenzie, Royce Able Seaman, Drake Battn, 63rd (Royal Naval) Division 7 Aug 1897 Sep 1999 (102) Battalion runner, served on the Somme and Passchendaele.[17][221]
McKinnon, Alice Margaret Special Military Probationer, Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service 23 Jun 1894 Jan 1999 (104) Served as a nurse at No 24 General Hospital, Etaples, one of the main British base hospitals on the Western Front 1917-1918. Died Nova Scotia, Canada.[17][222]
Miller, Cecil Raymond N. Driver, Army Service Corps & Royal Field Artillery 13 Oct 1898 Oct 1999 (100) [10]WO372/14[223]
Mills, Richard Arthur Private, 2nd West Yorkshire Regiment 5 Jul 1899 24 Apr 1999 (99) [10]WO372/14[224]
Morgan, Edward Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve 6 Sep 1900 Feb 1999 (98) [18]ADM 337/1-108[225]
Mountain, John Private, 53rd (Young Students) West Yorkshire Regiment 5 Sep 1900 Mar 1999 (98) Non combat. Still in training when the war ended.[19][226]
Muggeridge, Nathaniel Boy 1st Class, Royal Navy 9 Nov 1899 Jul 1999 (99) Enlisted 1917.[14]ADM 188/799[227]
Nash, Leslie Leonard Private, Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire Regiment) 19 May 1899 Nov 1999 (100) [10]WO372/14[228]
Newby, Stanley Warner Gunner, Royal Garrison Artillery & Sapper, Royal Engineers 12 Jun 1898 Aug 1999 (101) [10]WO372/14[229]
Nunn, Arthur Private, 5th Bedfordshire Regiment & Suffolk Regiment 7 Oct 1899 Nov 1999 (100) Served in France for the last 12 days of the war.[19][230]
Oatley, Frank Private, Gloucestershire Regiment 9 Aug 1896 May 1999 (102) [16][231]
O'Hara, John Frederick Private, Green Howards (Yorkshire Regiment) 9 Apr 1897 Mar 1999 (101) [10]WO372/15[232]
Partridge, Percy Thomas Gunner, Royal Garrison Artillery 24 Nov 1897 Jan 1999 (101) Fought on the Somme.[10]WO372/15[233][234]
Pattinson, John Mellor 2nd Lieutenant, Royal Field Artillery 21 Apr 1899 Nov 1999 (100) [10]WO372/15[235]
Pearson, Alfred Charles H. Medical Orderly, British Red Cross Society and Order of St John of Jerusalem 11 Jul 1898 Sep 1999 (101) Failed army medical so joined the Red Cross. Evacuated the wounded from ambulance trains to hospital ships at Boulogne.[17][236]
Penlington, Frank Reginald Private, Welsh Regiment 19 Jan 1899 Oct 1999 (100) [10]WO372/15[237]
Poole, Baden Redvers Ordinary Seaman, Royal Navy 24 Sep 1900 Jul 1999 (98) Enlisted 1918.[14]ADM 188/1103[238]
Price, Gilbert Holland Royal Naval Air Service 22 Jun 1899 Dec 1999 (100) Enlisted 1917.[14]ADM 188/629[239]
Putnam, Alfred William Private, 17th (County of London) London Regiment (Poplar & Stepney Rifles) 5 Dec 1898 26 Sep 1999 (100) Served on the Western Front. Taken prisoner by the Germans.[15]
Quickenden, George Thomas Royal Naval Air Service 10 Apr 1898 Mar 1999 (100) Enlisted 1917.[14]ADM 188/620[240]
Redman, Henry Charles Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve 3 Jun 1899 Mar 1999 (99) [18]ADM 337/1-108[241]
Richardson, John Walter 19 Jun 1900 Feb 1999 (98) [16][242]
Rootham, Dan Private, Provisional Battalion 21 Sep 1897 Jul 1999 (101) [10]WO372/17[243]
Rose, Harry Private, South Staffordshire Regiment 24 Apr 1893 Sep 1999 (106) [16][244]
Rose, John Boy 1st Class, Royal Navy 18 Nov 1900 Mar 1999 (98) Enlisted 1916.[14]ADM 188/756[245]
Rosen, Nathan Private, 38th-40th (Jewish) Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment) 22 Nov 1899 Apr 1999 (99) [10]WO372/17[246]
Ross, Robert Edward Merchant Navy 8 Nov 1898 Feb 1999 (100) [247]
Rossiter, Arthur William Sergeant, Army Service Corps 15 Sep 1893 Jan 1999 (105) [16][248]
Rubens, Charles Lance Corporal, Army 10 Jul 1900 Dec 1999 (99) Non combat, still in training when war ended. Served in the Army of Occupation 1918-1919.[249][250]
Sallon, Ralph Private, Labour Corps 9 Dec 1899 9 Oct 1999 (99) Non combat. Born Rachmiel David Zelon in Warsaw. Later a well known cartoonist and illustrator.

[251][252]
Salmon, Harold Boardman W. Private, Durham Light Infantry 24 Aug 1897 Apr 1999 (101) [10]WO372/17[253]
Sargeant, Wilfred George Private, Army Service Corps 30 May 1897 Jan 1999 (101) [10]WO372/17[254]
Selfe, Charles Horace Driver, Royal Field Artillery 1 May 1897 Dec 1999 (102) [16][255]
Seller, Horace Leonard Acting Sergeant, Royal Irish Regiment 28 Aug 1895 Jun 1999 (103) [10]WO372/17[256]
Sellers, Frank Driver, Royal Field Artillery 12 Jul 1894 Feb 1999 (104) [10]WO372/17
Shaw, Brian Duncan 2nd Lieutenant, Lincolnshire Regiment 10 Feb 1898 7 Nov 1999 (101) [10]WO372/18[257]
Shield, John Willison Merchant Navy 30 Jan 1896 Jan 1999 (102) [258]
Shillingshaw, Roy Royal Flying Corps 16 May 1899 24 Sep 1999 (100)
Simpson, Alfred Henry Artificer, Royal Navy 2 Oct 1894 Sep 1999 (104) Enlisted 1918.[14]ADM 188/1080[259]
Sless, Hyman Private, Prince of Wales’s Own (West Yorkshire Regiment), East Lancashire Regiment, Labour Corps & 38th-40th (Jewish) Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment) 7 Nov 1896 Jan 1999 (102) [10]WO372/18[260]
Smith, George Private, Royal Marines Light Infantry 12 Feb 1900 Jun 1999 (99) [16][261]
Snell, Charles Edward Ordinary Seaman, Royal Navy 21 Nov 1899 Mar 1999 (99) Enlisted 1917.[14]ADM 188/808[262]
Snowden, Ernest Robert Private, Army Ordnance Corps 16 Dec 1898 Sep 1999 (100) [10]WO372/18[263]
Southern, William Thomas Private, 2nd Welsh Regiment 19 Feb 1899 14 Jun 1999 (100) Fought on the Somme and at Passchendaele.[10]WO372/18[264][265]
Spriggs, Harold Artificer, Royal Navy 9 Jul 1899 May 1999 (99) [16][266]
Stevens, Albert Artificer, Royal Navy 7 Oct 1897 Oct 1999 (102) Enlisted 1916.[14]ADM 188/1060[267]
Stevens, Ernest A. T. Lance-Corporal, 5th & 20th Middlesex Regiment 26 Jul 1899 29 Nov 1999 (100) Enlisted 1915 and discharged for being underage. Re-enlisted 1917 and taken prisoner at Lys 1918. Died Canada.[2][268][269]
Storey, Clarence Edmund Gunner, Royal Horse Artillery 15 Oct 1900 Aug 1999 (98) [10]WO372/19[270]
Sumpter, Francis Edward Private, 1/5th (City of London) London Regiment (1st London Rifle Brigade) 13 Oct 1897 31 Jul 1999 (101) A pall bearer for the coffin bearing the body of the Unknown Soldier at Westminster Abbey in 1920.[271][272]
Symons, William James L. Driver, Royal Horse Artillery 19 Oct 1898 Nov 1999 (101) [16][273]
Tapson, William Private, Army 18 Jun 1900 Jan 1999 (98) [10]WO372/19[274]
Tempest, Gilbert Private, Essex Regiment 23 Oct 1897 Jun 1999 (101) [16][275]
Tillsley, Wilfred John Private, Hampshire Regiment, Princess Charlotte of Wales’s (Royal Berkshire Regiment) & Royal Warwickshire Regiment 21 Jun 1899 Mar 1999 (99) [10]WO372/20[276]
Tipping, Frank Private, North Lancashire Regiment 13 Oct 1898 Apr 1999 (100) Fought on the Western Front.[10]WO372/20[277][278]
Todd, Kenneth Thompson Private, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) 26 Jun 1897 Jun 1999 (102) [10]WO372/20[279]
Tomkins, Ernest 2nd Lieutenant, 202 Sqdn Royal Flying Corps 13 Jun 1899 Sep 1999 (100) Based at Wissant, France, flew reconnaissance patrols over the Belgian ports.[10]WO372/20[280][281]
Tommins, Tom Gunner, Royal Garrison Artillery 11 Jun 1898 Jan 1999 (100) Fought on the Western Front.[10]WO372/20[282][283]
Toms, Alfred William Private, Army Service Corps 8 Nov 1900 Jul 1999 (98) [10]WO372/20[284]
Tomsett, Ronald William Foster O. Ordinary Seaman, Royal Navy 10 Jun 1900 Jan 1999 (98) Enlisted 1913.[14]ADM 188/755[285]
Trafford, John Richard (Dick) Private, 2nd Monmouthshire Regiment & 9th Kings (Liverpool Regiment) 12 Dec 1898 Mar 1999 (100) [286][287]
Travis, Morris King’s Own (Yorkshire Light Infantry) 29 May 1898 Jun 1999 (101) [16][288]
Tripp, Cecil John Private, Royal West Surrey Regiment 24 Sep 1896 Aug 1999 (102) [10]WO372/20[289]
Tucker, James Henry Able Seaman, Royal Navy 24 Apr 1898 Jun 1999 (101) Enlisted 1916.[14]ADM 188/773[290]
Viney, Albert Private, Army 23 Sep 1899 Jan 1999 (99) [10]WO372/20[291]
Ward, Reginald Thomas Corporal, Royal Engineers 22 Mar 1896 Oct 1999 (103) [16][292]
Warren, Cecil John (Jack) Private, West Yorkshire Regiment 28 Jun 1899 Dec 1999 (100) Fought and wounded on the Western Front.[293][294]
Waterall, Harry Private, Leicestershire Regiment 9 Mar 1899 Jan 1999 (99) [16][295]
Webber, Stanley Thomas Army 14 Mar 1899 Feb 1999 (99) [10]WO372/21[296]
Weintroub, Joseph Barnett (Barney) Private, 38th-40th (Jewish) Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment) 21 May 1899 Feb 1999 (99) [10]WO372/21[297]
White, Edward Albion Leonard Private, 10th King’s Royal Rifle Corps 16 Oct 1897 Feb 1999 (101) [10]WO372/21[298]
Whitehead, George William Private, Leicestershire Regiment 15 Aug 1900 Dec 1999 (99) [16][299]
Winter, Leonard Private, Tank Corps 25 Jun 1898 Dec 1999 (101) [16][300]
Witherow, Harry Driver, Royal Field Artillery 21 May 1897 May 1999 (101) [16][301]
Wood, Alfred Private, 6th Leicestershire Regiment 29 Dec 1898 5 Jul 1999 (100) [16][302]
Woodward, Isaac Ordinary Seaman, Royal Navy 17 Apr 1900 Aug 1999 (99) Enlisted 1918.[14]ADM 188/822[303]
Wright, Walter Ernest Private, Tank Corps 9 Nov 1899 Jan 1999 (99) [16][304]

longevitydude - January 3, 2010 09:22 PM (GMT)
World War I-era veterans - 8 veterans

Listed here are those that joined the armed services after the Armistice date, but before the Treaty of Versailles was signed, or where there is debate on their join-date, or whose military service is sometimes viewed as outside the scope of "WWI", but are considered World War I-era veterans by the press or by their respective governments, or served in a related conflict.
[edit] Estonia (1 veteran)
Name Born Died Notes
Sõelsepp, Villem 14 Nov 1894 1999 (104-105) Fought in the Estonian War of Independence Nov 1918 – Feb 1920.[574][575][576]
[edit] United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland (3 veterans)
Name Rank/Regiment/Corps Born Died Notes
Edwards, Jack Stoker, Royal Navy 30 Apr 1900 Sep 1999 (99) Enlisted 1919.[14]ADM 188/976[577]
Everett, Charles Frederick James Stoker, Royal Navy 29 Dec 1900 Feb 1999 (98) Enlisted 1919.[14]ADM 188/1126[578]
Jones, John Herbert (Jack) Stoker, Royal Navy 19 Apr 1900 Nov 1999 (99) Enlisted 1919.[14]ADM 188/1127[579]
[edit] United States (4 veterans)
Name Born Died Notes
Bernstein, Herman J. 10 Jun 1899 21 Jan 1999 (99) (New York) Seaman 2nd Class, US Navy. Enlisted February 1919.[13]
Derilo, Agapito 10 Mar 1896 5 Jun 1999 (103) (Texas) US Army. Enlisted August 1919. Also a World War II veteran.[13]
Dewalt, Henry J. 5 Sep 1900 15 Nov 1999 (99) (Florida) US Army. Enlisted April 1919. Also a World War II veteran.[13]
Postler, John 29 Dec 1900 13 Dec 1999 (98) (Washington) Private, US Army. Enlisted April 1919.[13]

longevitydude - January 3, 2010 09:23 PM (GMT)
United States (428 veterans)
Name Born Died Notes
Adams, Harold R. 10 Jul 1898 4 Jun 1999 (100) (California) Served in France.[22][305]
Alexander, Gustave J. 25 Jul 1899 29 May 1999 (99) (Massachusetts) Private, US Army. Also a World War II veteran.[13]
Alders, Chester H. 25 Sep 1898 23 Apr 1999 (100) (Oklahoma) Served in France.[22][306]
Alston, Ray Lester 22 Sep 1895 20 Jan 1999 (103) (Utah) US Army.[13]
Altimus, Elgie S. 23 Feb 1898 26 Sep 1999 (101) (Washington) Enlisted 1917. Served in France as a medical orderly.[22][307][308]
Altman, Peter 7 Mar 1900 23 Apr 1999 (99) (California) Served in France.[22][309]
Anderson, Clarence 22 Jan 1899 18 Oct 1999 (100) (Arkansas) US Army.[13]
Anderson, Henry 4 Nov 1900 11 Feb 1999 (98) (Pennsylvania) US Army. [13]
Anderson, Richard C. 2 Jul 1896 16 Jan 1999 (102) (Minnesota) Served in France.[22][310]
Anselmo, Francis F. 22 Sep 1898 23 Oct 1999 (101) (Massachusetts) US Army. Also a World War II veteran.[13]
Anthony, James 3 Dec 1896 6 Jan 1999 (102) (New York) Served in France.[22][311]
Armistead, Ellis Norman 2 Jul 1897 27 Jun 1999 (101) (Alabama) Private, US Army.[13]
Arnold, Jacob William 19 Oct 1895 11 Jan 1999 (103) (Idaho) Ship’s Cook, 2nd Class, US Navy.[13]
Atkinson, Frederick T. 15 Mar 1900 8 Dec 1999 (99) (California) Served in France.[22][312]
Aulisi, Peter 11 Apr 1893 17 Jan 1999 (105) (Massachusetts) Served in France.[22][313]
Austin, Herman Bedford 12 Feb 1898 6 Apr 1999 (101) (Tennessee)[314][315]
Avery, Perry Monroe 18 Mar 1900 31 Jan 1999 (98) (North Carolina) Private, US Army.[13]
Bachman, Raymond W. 2 Jan 1894 1 Jan 1999 (104) (Pennsylvania) Served in France.[22][316]
Baker, Adolph E. 1 Apr 1899 29 Sep 1999 (100) (Ohio) US Navy. Served as a pharmacist's mate Mar 1918 - Sep 1919.[317]
Baker, James M. 11 Jun 1898 14 Jul 1999 (101) (Montana) Private, US Army.[13]
Bandiere, William John 15 Oct 1898 9 Apr 1999 (100) (Maryland) Served in France.[22][318]
Bandomer, Albert J. 6 Dec 1893 26 Oct 1999 (105) (Colorado) US Army.[13]
Barber, Ben K. 8 Aug 1898 10 Jan 1999 (100) (New York) Private, US Army. Also a World War II veteran.[13]
Barrett, George H. 16 Jan 1896 21 Dec 1999 (103) (New York) Served in France.[22][319]
Barritt, Golden M. 3 Mar 1900 20 Nov 1999 (99) (Wisconsin) Served in France.[22][320]
Barron, William F. 8 May 1896 9 Feb 1999 (102) (North Carolina) Private, US Army.[13]
Battey, Edward L. 17 Feb 1897 27 Apr 1999 (102) (Massachusetts) Machinist’s Mate, 1st Class, US Navy.[13]
Batzner, Alois A. 9 Mar 1899 19 Mar 1999 (100) (Wisconsin) Served in France.[22][321]
Bauman, Edwin R. 24 Mar 1896 12 Feb 1999 (102) (Wisconsin) Served in France.[22][322]
Bausmith, Arthur W. 20 Dec 1896 17 Jan 1999 (102) (Ohio) Served in France.[22][323]
Bearnth, Edward 13 Nov 1899 9 Mar 1999 (99) (California) Private, US Army. Enlisted August 1917.[13]
Beber, Merwood E. 22 Sep 1899 18 Apr 1999 (99) (Wisconsin) Sergeant, US Army.[13]
Beckett, James M. 21 Sep 1900 4 Jun 1999 (98) (West Virginia) Cox, US Navy.[13]
Bedford, Albert 30 Jun 1896 31 May 1999 (102) (Texas) Served in France.[22][324]
Bender, Wilbur W. 2 May 1896 27 Feb 1999 (102) (Kansas) Served in France.[22][325]
Bennett, Guy B. 21 Nov 1895 14 May 1999 (103) (New York) Served in France.[22][326]
Bentley, George W. c.1897 4 Jun 1999 (101) (Wisconsin) Served in France from June 1918 with the US Army Engineers Purchasing Office.[22][327]
Berg, August 14 Oct 1890 17 Aug 1999 (108) (North Dakota) US Army.[13]
Bergman, George S. 5 Nov 1897 3 Nov 1999 (101) (New York) US Marines. Served in Haiti.[328][329]
Bergman, Walter G. 17 Aug 1899 29 Sep 1999 (100) (Michigan) US Army Signal Corps. Drafted 1918, not in combat but served in the army of occupation 1919.[330][331]
Berry, George 5 Apr 1898 20 Apr 1999 (101) (Arkansas) Private, US Army.[13]
Blevins, Ira W. 4 Oct 1895 24 Sep 1999 (103) (Arkansas) Served in France.[22][332]
Boatman, George Raymond 7 Oct 1898 29 Nov 1999 (101) (California) US Marine Corps. Also a World War II veteran.[13]
Bolt, George Kenneth 8 Jul 1898 18 Oct 1999 (101) (Oregon) Private, US Army[13]
Borgen, Joseph 22 Jun 1898 23 Mar 1999 (100) (Wisconsin) Private, US Army.[13]
Botimer, Lloyd 30 Nov 1894 30 Apr 1999 (104) (Arizona) Officer, US Army. Last American survivor of the Battle of Verdun.[22][333][334]
Bowman, John H. 2 Aug 1900 3 May 1999 (98) (Pennsylvania) Private, US Army.[13]
Boyle, Lawrence J. 30 Nov 1898 30 Jan 1999 (100) (Oregon) US Army. Also a World War II veteran.[13]
Bradford, Herschel L. 20 Mar 1899 20 Sep 1999 (100) (California) Private, US Army. Enlisted December 1917.[13]
Brady, Walter Joseph 14 Jan 1899 6 Mar 1999 (100) (North Carolina) US Navy.[13]
Bramlett, James B. 8 Apr 1897 5 Apr 1999 (101) (South Carolina) US Navy.[335][336]
Breazeale, Morris H. 21 Oct 1894 24 Feb 1999 (104) (Texas) Sergeant, US Army.[13]
Brennan, Francis Xavier 5 Sep 1900 18 Apr 1999 (98) (Florida) Private, US Army. Enlisted July 1916. Served on the Mexican border.[13]
Bringhurst, Berton G. 9 Nov 1898 24 Dec 1999 (101) (Vermont) Fought with the 112th Regiment, US Marines at Argonne.[22][337][338]
Broadbent, Milton E. 2 Dec 1895 20 Oct 1999 (103) (Wyoming) US Army.[13]
Brown, William L. 24 Jan 1900 8 May 1999 (99) (New York) Boatswain’s Mate 1st Class, US Coastguard.[13]
Bryant, Perry James 6 Feb 1896 31 May 1999 (103) (Florida) Private, US Army.[13]
Burkman, Boyd Everett 15 Nov 1898 22 Nov 1999 (101) (Florida) Served in France.[22][339]
Burski, John 2 Feb 1897 11 Feb 1999 (102) (Rhode Island) Served in France.[22][340]
Caldow, Samuel C. 31 Oct 1899 19 Dec 1899 (100) (Virginia) Private, US Army. Enlisted October 1917.[13]
Caldwell, Cleveland 1 Feb 1896 28 Mar 1999 (103) (Louisiana) Served in France.[22][341]
Caplan, Samuel R. 26 May 1897 5 Mar 1999 (101) (Massachusetts) Private, US Army.[13]
Carleton, Charles D. 7 Jan 1899 25 Jun 1999 (100) (New Jersey) Non combat. Served in the Student Army Training Corps.[342][343]
Carleton, Howard 25 Nov 1898 27 Feb 1999 (100) (Oklahoma) US Army. Also served in World War II in the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel.[13]
Carlucci, John F. 12 Jan 1896 2 Apr 1999 (103) (Illinois) Served in France.[22][344]
Cart, Ira E. 8 Feb 1900 21 Mar 1999 (99) (Kentucky) Corporal, US Army.[13]
Cartledge, Norman 8 Nov 1894 17 May 1999 (104) (Florida) Served in France.[22][345]
Cherry, Stanley J. 13 Apr 1896 17 Aug 1999 (103) (Michigan) Served in France.[22][346]
Christ, Peter N. 28 Jun 1892 6 Feb 1999 (106) (Nebraska) Private, US Army. Enlisted May 1918.[13]
Christenson, Davis 20 Jun 1898 15 Nov 1999 (101) (Minnesota) Private, US Army.[13]
Chuman, Alvin E. 24 Jan 1899 3 Feb 1999 (100) (Colorado) Served in France.[22][347]
Clabo, Charlie C. 4 Mar 1897 25 May 1999 (102) (Tennessee) Served in France aboard a prisoner of war transport ship.[348][349]
Clark, Ezekiel (Zeke) 29 Aug 1893 15 Mar 1999 (105) (Florida) Served in France.[22][350]
Clark, James L. 26 Feb 1899 29 Mar 1999 (100) (Ohio) Served in France.[22][351]
Clark, Mildred S. 16 Nov 1896 5 Jul 1999 (102) (Georgia) Served in France.[22][352]
Claude, William Tell 22 Nov 1899 17 Mar 1999 (99) (Maryland) US Army. Also a World War II veteran.[13]
Cleaveland, Leroy Adams 30 Dec 1899 1 Sep 1999 (99) (New Jersey) US Navy. Enlisted 1917. Served aboard USS Petrel reaching the rank of Chief Electrician (Radio).[353][354]
Clouse, Edward Sylvester 12 Jan 1896 7 Nov 1999 (103) (Ohio) Served in France.[23]
Coale, Raymond A. 14 Nov 1899 29 Dec 1999 (100) (Texas) Served in France.[22][355]
Coe, Frank L. ? Aug 1999 (California) Served in France.[22]
Cogswell, Ralph R. 13 Nov 1893 9 Feb 1999 (105) (Massachusetts) Private, US Army. Enlisted September 1918 and still in training when the war ended.[13]
Cole, Irving W. 5 Dec 1898 17 Jan 1999 (100) (Texas) Seaman 2nd Class, US Navy[13]
Connell, Howard J. 13 Oct 1899 18 Oct 1999 (100) (Florida) Also a World War II veteran.[356][357]
Cook, Conley 18 Nov 1899 29 Jun 1999 (99) (North Carolina) Served in France.[22][358]
Couron, George W. 26 Jan 1897 16 Dec 1999 (102) (California) Served in France.[22][359]
Cousins, Sydney Arthur 21 Mar 1896 21 Feb 1999 (102) (Missouri) Served in France.[22][360]
Cowherd, Luther Louis 20 Aug 1899 21 Jul 1999 (99) (Kentucky) US Army.[13]
Craig, Thomas W. 18 Nov 1895 1 Apr 1999 (103) (Missouri) Served in France.[22][361]
Crane, Charles Percy 27 Jul 1898 3 Nov 1999 (101) (Kansas) Served in France.[22][362]
Crawford, Usher W. 8 Oct 1894 11 Jan 1999 (104) (New York) Private, US Army. Enlisted August 1918.[13]
Crump, Pet 6 Jun 1894 25 Nov 1999 (105) (Arizona) Served in France from May 1918 driving a wagon that supplied food to front line troops.[22][363][364]
Cullen, Edward D. 24 May 1898 1 Sep 1999 (101) (Rhode Island) Served in France.[22][365]
Curran, Harvey Frederick 23 Apr 1899 21 Sep 1999 (100) (Wisconsin) US Navy. Served 1916-1922.[366]
Dagenais, Ernest J. 30 Dec 1896 24 Oct 1999 (102) (Massachusetts) Served in France.[22][367]
Dahle, Adolph W. 24 Feb 1900 25 Aug 1999 (99) (Minnesota) Served in France.[22][368]
Daley, Francis J. 29 Jan 1897 27 Dec 1999 (102) (Ohio) Served in France.[22][369]
Dangerfield, Eric 7 Sep 1896 16 Dec 1999 (103) (Oregon) US Army.[13]
Darby, Glen Orval 14 Jan 1900 30 Mar 1999 (99) (Washington) US Navy.[13]
Davy, Lieutenant 25 Dec 1893 17 Apr 1999 (105) (Pennsylvania) Private, US Army. Enlisted September 1918 and still in training when the war ended.[13]
Deaton, William W. 29 Nov 1896 18 Sep 1999 (102) (Mississippi) Served in France.[370][371]
Demay, Frank W. 20 May 1899 9 Dec 1999 (100) (Maryland) Private, US Army.[13]
Devorska, Jesse 13 Jul 1899 26 Dec 1999 (100) (California). US Navy. Born in Lithuania, later a Hollywood actor. Also a World War II veteran.[372][373]
Dickson, William Ferdinand 29 Sep 1896 20 May 1999 (103) (California) 2nd Lieutenant, US Army. Enlisted September 1916.[13]
Donahue, Kenneth T. 15 Jul 1902 11 Jun 1999 (97) (Florida) Enlisted underage. Served in France.[22][374]
Donnell, Henry J. 27 Oct 1900 10 Jun 1900 (99) (Indiana) Enlisted underage. Served in France.[22][375]
Dopp, Ernest 11 Jun 1899 31 May 1899 (99) (New York) Private, US Army.[13]
Douglas, Stephen A. 18 Apr 1898 8 May 1999 (100) (Florida) Served in France.[22][376]
Dubose, Leo 29 Nov 1896 23 Jun 1999 (102) (Alabama) Served in France.[22][377]
Ducharme, Arthur H. 5 Jan 1897 3 Jun 1999 (102) (Idaho) Private, US Army.[13]
Duffy, Daniel W. 3 Jan 1896 18 May 1999 (103) (Missouri) Served in France.[22][378]
Durbin, Frank J. 19 Oct 1895 25 Apr 1999 (103) (Florida) Army veteran. Fought at the Battle of Verdun.[379]
Duvall, Frank R. 26 Mar 1900 11 Nov 1999 (99) (Maryland) Gunner’s Mate 3rd Class, US Navy.[13]
Early, John L. 19 Dec 1896 9 Mar 1999 (102) (Florida)[380][381]
East, Arthur Walter c.1896 Feb 1999 (102) (Pennsylvania) Served in France.[22]
Ebert, Mose 24 Aug 1897 20 Mar 1999 (101) (Oklahoma) Private, US Army.[13]
Elliott, Edward 12 Jan 1894 5 Jan 1999 (104) (Mississippi) Private, US Army.[13]
Emery, William H. 3 Jul 1895 27 Apr 1999 (103) (Indiana) US Army.[13]
Enyeart, Wendell Arthur 9 Feb 1897 9 Dec 1999 (102) (Washington) US Army.[382]
Eppley, Joseph A. 31 May 1896 26 Oct 1999 (103) (Texas) Served in France.[22][383]
Estes, Boss 14 Jan 1895 26 Aug 1999 (104) (Texas) Private, US Army.[13]
Fackler, Charles 30 May 1900 21 Jan 1999 (98) Fought in the Meuse-Argonne offensive 1918. Died just hours before receiving the French Légion d'honneur.[384]
Falls, Floyd A. 27 Jan 1900 26 Feb 1999 (99) (California) Served in France.[22][385]
Falls, Julius 7 Nov 1900 18 Jun 1999 (98) (Indiana) Private, US Army.[13]
Farley, Nelson 6 Mar 1892 26 Mar 1999 (107) (Louisiana) Private, US Army. Served in France.[13]
Faughnan, Hugh J. 24 Mar 1897 3 Nov 1999 (102) (Connecticut) Private, US Army.[13]
Feddema, Jacob William 13 Jan 1898 10 Mar 1999 (101) (Massachusetts) Fireman 2nd Class, US Navy.[13]
Fields, Arbor D. 15 Jan 1897 7 Dec 1999 (102) (Ohio) Served in France.[22][386]
Ford, Elton Bertie 27 Apr 1900 10 Aug 1999 (99) (Kansas) Seaman 2nd Class, US Navy.[13]
Foster, Joe B. 7 Apr 1900 15 Apr 1999 (99) (Oklahoma) Served in France.[22][387]
Francis, Michael 15 Jun 1898 7 Mar 1999 (100) (California) Served in France.[22][388]
Frazier, William Ramey 8 Feb 1899 12 Dec 1999 (100) (Arkansas) Private, US Army.[13]
Freeman, Stephen A. 9 May 1898 10 Jul 1999 (101) (Vermont) Non combat. Served Stateside in the US Navy training aircraft pilots.[389]
Fritz, Karl 26 Mar 1894 3 Mar 1999 (104) (Pennsylvania) Served in France.[22][390]
Frost, Norme D. 25 Jan 1896 2 May 1999 (103) (North Carolina) US Army.[391][392]
Fugate, George W. 10 Dec 1893 8 Jan 1999 (105) (Kentucky) Served in France.[22][393]
Gainey, Otto 16 Sep 1893 17 Mar 1999 (105) (Florida) US Army.[13]
Gamba, Joseph 3 Sep 1895 3 Mar 1999 (103) (California) Private, US Army. Enlisted December 1917.[13]
Gavin, Frederick W. 10 Oct 1897 14 Dec 1999 (102) (New Jersey) Private, US Army. Also a World War II veteran.[13]
Gebhart, Harvey F. 22 Feb 1897 21 Jul 1999 (102) (Minnesota) US Army.[13]
Gerbert, Edward W. 20 Feb 1896 22 Feb 1999 (103) (Massachusetts) Served in France.[22][394]
Gerhardt, Roland 12 Aug 1900 5 Jan 1999 (98) (Washington) US Navy.[13]
Giannotti, Christophe 8 Oct 1894 26 Sep 1999 (104) (Florida) Served in France.[22][395]
Girtz, Joseph Michael 2 Dec 1896 6 Dec 1999 (103) (California) Corporal, US Army.[13]
Godley, Ves William 12 Feb 1898 3 May 1999 (101) (Arkansas) US Navy. Also served in World War II in the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel.[13]
Goepp, Emil F. 28 Nov 1899 15 Jun 1999 (99) (Florida) AS, US Navy.[13]
Gold, Joseph 25 Feb 1892 25 Aug 1999 (107) (New Jersey) Served in France.[22][396]
Goodman, Leo Solomon 29 Jul 1898 1 May 1999 (100) (South Carolina) Corporal, US Army.[13]
Gordon, Anthony 25 Apr 1896 7 Sep 1999 (103) (Texas) Served in France.[22][397]
Gorwood, William H. 12 Dec 1900 19 Jul 1999 (98) (California) US Army. Also served in World War II and Korea.[13]
Gouras, Angelos 15 Jul 1894 13 Jun 1999 (104) (South Dakota) Served in France.[22][398]
Gravis, John J. 4 Jul 1897 23 Nov 1999 (102) (California) Served in France.[22][399]
Gray, Harold Atwill 24 Feb 1899 28 Jul 1999 (100) (California) Private, US Army.[13]
Gray, Harvey L. 13 Jan 1899 27 Oct 1999 (100) (North Carolina) Served in France.[22][400]
Griffith, Dewey 2 Feb 1899 9 Feb 1999 (100) (Florida) US Army.[13]
Grow, Bradford Ellsworth 6 Jan 1900 11 Feb 1999 (99) (Illinois) Midshipman, US Navy. Also served in World War II and Korea in the rank of Rear-Admiral.[13]
Guaetta, Anthony 21 Feb 1895 7 Jun 1999 (104) (Massachusetts) Private, US Army.[13]
Guidera, Francis 18 Nov 1900 23 Jan 1999 (99) (New York) Enlisted underage. Served in France.[22][401]
Gunn, James A. 5 Jul 1895 29 Mar 1999 (103) (Mississippi) Served in France.[22][402]
Gustin, Arthur M. 14 Nov 1898 10 Jan 1999 (100) (Florida) Served in France.[22][403]
Gutteridge, Clarence R. 1 Apr 1900 8 Oct 1999 (99) (Florida) Private, US Army.[13]
Gylfe, Fred L. 14 Aug 1897 6 Nov 1999 (102) (Maine) Last known veteran from Maine to have served overseas.[22][404]
Hall, Damon W. 29 Jun 1893 18 May 1000 (106) (New Hampshire) Served in France.[22][405]
Hannah, Boysie 22 Oct 1896 1 Apr 1999 (102) (Florida) Served in France.[22][406]
Hapgood, Alfred 25 Jan 1898 5 Oct 1999 (101) (Wyoming) Served in France.[22][407]
Hardee, Vaughn B. 12 Mar 1896 4 May 1999 (103) (Florida) US Army, non-combat.[408][409]
Harenski, Harry H. 29 Jul 1896 3 Jun 1999 (102) (Pennsylvania) Served in France.[22][410]
Harris, Clifton 22 Jan 1895 12 Nov 1999 (104) (Oklahoma) Served in France.[22][411]
Hassell, Errol 28 Apr 1898 6 Aug 1999 (101) (Texas) US Navy.[13]
Hawker, John M. 21 Jan 1901 13 Dec 1999 (98) (California) Enlisted underage. Served in France.[22][412]
Hawkins, Elmer Guy 24 Jul 1893 28 Nov 1999 (106) (Tennessee) US Army.[13]
Hayes, Cecil W. 17 Jun 1895 25 Dec 1999 (104) (Kentucky)
Hays, Max J. 14 Apr 1897 5 Jan 1999 (101) (California) Private, US Army. Enlisted May 1918.[13]
Helmle, Robert K. 26 Sep 1896 15 Oct 1999 (103) (Florida) Served in France.[22][413]
Hess, Andrew C. 16 Jan 1895 28 Jan 1999 (103) (California) Served in France.[22][414]
Hess, Walter L. 16 Oct 1895 9 Mar 1999 (103) (Pennsylvania) Served in France.[22][415]
Hestad, Earle E. 3 Jun 1899 15 Aug 1999 (100) (Minnesota) US Army.[13]
Hill, Charles Elvin 7 Jun 1896 19 Dec 1999 (103) (Missouri) Private, US Army.[13]
Hobbs, Horace, Eastow 13 Sep 1899 7 Jul 1999 (99) (New York) Corporal, US Army.[416]
Hoke, Bert E. 21 Jun 1895 23 May 1999 (103) (Indiana) Served in France.[22][417]
Holliday, Perry James 20 Apr 1900 16 Jul 1999 (99) (California) US Navy. Enlisted April 1918.[13]
Holmgren, Evert Archer 26 Jan 1897 12 Jan 1999 (101) (Minnesota) US Navy.[13]
Holz, Herbert J. 20 Nov 1895 1 Jul 1999 (103) (Wisconsin) Served in France.[22][418]
Horton, Floyd 7 Nov 1892 19 May 1999 (106) (Illinois) Wounded during the Argonne offensive whilst fighting with C Co, 131st Infantry, US Army.[22][419][420]
Houston, Robert Stewart 3 Aug 1900 23 Apr 1999 (98) (Virginia) Private, US Army.[13]
Houts, Jehiras 30 Aug 1894 8 Jun 1999 (104) (Iowa) Served in France.[22][421]
Howell, Charlie F. 14 Dec 1894 25 Jul 1999 (104) (Tennessee) Served in France.[22][422]
Howell, Henry Grady 8 Dec 1899 3 Mar 1999 (99) (Tennessee) Private, US Army.[13]
Huber, George A. 1 Sep 1899 21 Dec 1999 (100) (New Jersey) Served in France.[22][423]
Hughes, James A. 26 Oct 1898 23 Oct 1999 (101) (Texas) Served in France.[22][424]
Hutzler, Leroy Jr. 4 Jul 1895 28 Feb 1999 (103) (Virginia) Served in France.[22][425]
Ihringer, Otto 5 Aug 1895 11 Dec 1999 (105) (North Dakota) Last known veteran from North Dakota to have served overseas.[22][426]
Jackson, Willie 20 Jan 1893 10 Jul 1999 (106) (Louisiana) US Army.[13]
Jeanneret, Guy R. 9 Nov 1895 23 Aug 1999 (103) (North Carolina) US Army.[13]
Jensen, Fred 22 Oct 1896 23 Jan 1999 (102) (Minnesota) Private, US Army.[13]
Johns, Harry A. 17 Apr 1899 23 Apr 1999 (100) (Illinois) Served in France.[22][427]
Johnson, Henry Noble 19 Nov 1895 12 Jan 1999 (103) (North Dakota) US Navy.[13]
Jones, Clifton Martin 12 Sep 1899 20 Feb 1999 (99) (California) Private, US Army.[13]
Jorgensen, Earle M. 22 Jun 1898 11 Aug 1999 (101) (California) Served in the US Army Tank Corps.[428][429]
Juillard, Jules 26 Oct 1896 1 Apr 1999 (102) (Arizona) Served in France.[22][430]
Junge, Louis H. 26 Mar 1897 2 Sep 1999 (102) (Iowa) Served in France.[22][431]
Karlman, Eddie J. 16 Jul 1896 2 May 1999 (102) (Wisconsin) Private, US Army.[13]
Keith, John Russell 9 Jul 1900 24 Mar 1999 (98) (Iowa) US Army.[13]
Kelly, William E. 23 Jul 1900 1 Oct 1999 (99) (New York) Served in France.[22][432]
Kemp, Oliver Windom 19 Jun 1899 18 Dec 1999 (100) (California) US Army. Also a World War II veteran.[13]
Kennedy, James R. 22 Oct 1895 27 Mar 1999 (103) (Oregon) Served in France.[22][433]
Kielhorn, Herman J. 28 May 1894 2 Apr 1999 (104) (Arizona) Served in France.[22][434]
Kittock, John 27 Dec 1897 30 Nov 1999 (101) (Florida) Gunner’s Mate 3rd Class, US Navy. Enlisted April 1917.[13]
King, Arthur C. 17 Jul 1899 (100) (Nebraska) Served in France.[22][435]
Kinsman, Lester V. 25 Jan 1899 7 Mar 1999 (100) (California) Served in France.[22][436]
Kireacos, Peter 10 Mar 1895 21 Aug 1999 (104) (California) Served in France.[22][437]
Kohl, Oscar E. 8 Feb 1896 12 May 1999 (103) (New York) Served in France.[22][438]
Kohler, Joseph J. 12 Jan 1896 7 Feb 1999 (103) (New Jersey) Served in France.[22][439]
Ladulis, Nickolas W. 25 Apr 1898 10 Jul 1999 (101) (Massachusetts) Private, US Army. Enlisted July 1917.[13]
Lambert, Charles H. 2 Jan 1896 3 Sep 1999 (103) (Indiana) Served in France.[22][440]
Lampton, Lennie 19 Jan 1896 1 Feb 1999 (103) (Kentucky) Private, US Army.[13]
Lamson, Harry Dupraz 28 Mar 1900 10 Aug 1999 (99) (Indiana) Private, US Army.[13]
Lance, William M. 24 Sep 1896 14 Dec 1999 (104) (Texas) Served in France.[22][441]
Landry, Peter J. 27 Nov 1896 1 Jan 1999 (102) (New York) Served in France.[22][442]
Lange, Leo H. 11 Feb 1891 16 Jan 1999 (107) (Kansas) Served in France.[22][443]
Langley, Jacob H. 5 Feb 1897 27 Jan 1999 (101) (New Mexico) Corporal, US Army. Enlisted July 1917.[13]
Lanier, Charlie 2 Jan 1898 27 Jun 1999 (101) (Alabama) Served in France.[22][444]
Lara, Harold W. 9 Oct 1899 17 Jan 1999 (99) (New York) Private, US Army.[13]
Lasak, George 2 Apr 1896 11 Jun 1999 (103) (California) Born in Czechoslovakia. Taken prisoner of war.[445][446]
Launhardt, Carl E. 12 Jun 1898 6 Oct 1999 (101) (Illinois) Served in France.[22][447]
Lawhon, James E. 29 Nov 1894 20 Jun 1999 (104) (Florida) Served overseas with Co G, 124th Infantry, US Army.[448][449]
Leavitt, Elwin Scott 13 Aug 1899 26 Jun 1999 (99) (Oregon) Private, US Army. Enlisted May 1918.[13]
Leblanc, J. Elmer 7 Nov 1893 24 Feb 1999 (105) (New Hampshire) US Army.[13]
Lee, Joseph K. 27 May 1896 24 Feb 1999 (102) (Hawaii) Enlisted 1918. Also served in World War II.[450][451]
Lemieux, August 31 May 1899 9 Dec 1999 (100) (Wisconsin) Seaman 2nd Class, US Navy.[13]
Lescinsky, Frank 2 Jan 1897 10 Mar 1999 (102) (Illinois) Sergeant, US Army.[13]
Lindsey, James 15 Feb 1896 29 Dec 1999 (103) (Georgia) Served in France.[22]
Lovell, Ira Barney 6 Sep 1898 11 Aug 1999 (100) (Tennessee) US Army.[13]
Lucas, Forrest B. 27 Mar 1902 26 Jun 1999 (97) (Ohio) Served in France.[22][452]
Luckasavage, Walter J. 1 Nov 1899 22 Jul 1999 (99) (South Carolina) Served in France..[22]
Madison, Frederick William 3 Jun 1897 16 Nov 1999 (102) (Pennsylvania) Electrician 2nd Class, US Navy. Enlisted April 1917.[13]
Maggio, Gaetano 11 Nov 1895 18 Mar 1999 (103) (Florida) Born in Sicily, served in the US Army.[453][454]
Mann, Howard F. 14 Dec 1894 29 Dec 1999 (105) (Oklahoma) Served in France.[22][455]
Manning, Harry G. 14 Mar 1894 26 Oct 1999 (104) (Massachusetts) Served in France.[22][456]
Manns, George J. 29 Oct 1895 14 Jul 1999 (103) (Maryland) Served in France.[22][457]
Marcus, Harry L. 29 Jul 1899 6 Jan 1999 (99) (New York) Cox, US Navy. Also a World War II veteran.[13]
Mark, Olaf H. 19 Jul 1895 9 Aug 1999 (104) (California) Corporal, US Army.[13]
Marshall, Chester B. 12 Jul 1897 7 Aug 1999 (102) (Missouri) Served in France.[22][458]
Martin, Isaac E. 6 Jul 1894 8 Mar 1999 (104) (Iowa) Fought in the Marne offensive and Meuse-Argonne with the 165th Regiment, US Army.[22][459]
Mattison, Raymond 24 Aug 1897 28 May 1999 (101) (Illinois) Private, US Army. Enlisted July 1917.[13]
Mauch, John 24 Dec 1888 7 Mar 1999 (110) (Washington) US Infantry. Born in Germany.[460][461]
Mayo, Charlie 15 Mar 1895 4 Sep 1999 (104) (Florida) Served in France.[22][462]
Maze, Bert L. 13 Dec 1898 12 Sep 1999 (100) (California)[463][464]
McCarty, Thomas 26 Jun 1899 21 May 1999 (99) (Florida) Private, US Army. Enlisted November 1917.[13]
McCaskill, John Odell 5 May 1895 29 Aug 1999 (104) (Texas) Served in France.[22][465]
McGill, James 25 Jan 1900 27 Aug 1999 (99) (Mississippi) US Army.[13]
McGurn, George Leo 7 Jul 1899 6 Mar 1999 (99) (Virginia) Private, US Army.[13]
McGrath, James C. 1 Feb 1898 31 Dec 1999 (101) (New Jersey) Served in France.[22][466]
McKenney, Everett 2 Apr 1895 3 Sep 1999 (104) (Maine) Served in France.[22][467]
McNeely, Earl J. 22 Jan 1899 20 Dec 1999 (100) (Florida) US Marine Corps[13]
Meakin, Harry J. 5 Dec 1898 10 Jan 1999 (100) (Florida) US Army.[468][469]
Melvin, Donald Jennings 21 Nov 1899 21 Apr 1999 (99) (Wyoming) Private, US Army.[13]
Mendenhall, Edward 14 Dec 1896 20 Nov 1999 (102) (New Jersey) Served in France.[22][470]
Mills, Clifford F. 22 Jan 1897 16 Dec 1999 (102) (Missouri) Seaman 1st Class, US Navy.[13]
Mills, Dewey H. 1 Apr 1898 14 Oct 1999 (101) (Colorado) Served in France.[22][471]
Moeser, Henry Alexander 22 Jan 1896 5 Feb 1999 (103) (Pennsylvania) Private, US Army.[13]
Moles, Mark C. 2 May 1893 25 Mar 1999 (105) (West Virginia) Served in France.[22][472]
Mooty, Herman E. 7 Aug 1895 20 Mar 1999 (103) (Arkansas) Served in France.[22][473]
Morris, John 17 Jan 1896 5 Feb 1999 (103) (North Carolina) Served in France.[22][474]
Morris, Leonard 26 May 1897 12 Dec 1999 (102) (Illinois) Private, US Army.[13]
Mosher, Earl 14 Jun 1900 27 Feb 1999 (98) (New Jersey) Served in France.[22][475]
Mullooly, Thomas Bernard 12 Jul 1897 6 May 1999 (101) (West Virginia) US Army.[13]
Munger, Emmett G. 6 Mar 1897 24 Sep 1999 (102) (Ohio) Served in France.[22][476]
Murphy, William G. T. 19 Jan 1899 13 Oct 1999 (100) (New York) Private, US Marine Corps.[13]
Needham, Dring D. 4 Aug 1890 25 Nov 1999 (109) (California) Captain, Field Artillery.[477][478]
Nehms, George W. 24 Mar 1899 26 Mar 1999 (100) (California)[479][480]
Nelson, Ethan A. 23 Apr 1897 12 Jan 1999 (101) (Kansas) Served with Troop K, 12th U.S. Cavalry on Mexican border patrol.[481]
Nelson, George Lester 18 May 1900 11 Mar 1999 (99) (Nevada) Quarter Master 3rd Class, US Navy. Enlisted May 1918.[13]
Newkirk, William McKinley 12 Jul 1900 1 Sep 1999 (99) (North Carolina) US Navy.[13]
Nicholson, Reid K. 9 Jun 1898 2 Feb 1999 (100) (Maryland) Private, US Army.[13]
Nickelberry, Earl 10 Jun 1892 11 Mar 1999 (106) (Tennessee)[482][483]
Nixon, Lester W. 1 Jun 1897 27 Jun 1999 (102) (Colorado)[484]
Nordquist, Richard Arthur 14 Jul 1898 30 Apr 1999 (100) (Minnesota) Private, US Marine Corps. Enlisted August 1918.[13]
Noreen, Edward C. 29 Jul 1901 7 Jun 1999 (97) (California) Served in France.[22][485]
Noyes, Frank E. 7 Jan 1896 11 Nov 1999 (103) (California) Served with a cavalry regiment in France and Germany. Also a World War II veteran[22][486][487]
Ockerman, Ora D. 3 Feb 1897 29 Mar 1999 (102) (Indiana) Served in France.[22][488]
Oglesby, William G. 4 Apr 1896 13 Oct 1999 (103) (North Carolina) Served in France.[22][489]
Olend, Stephen 15 Jul 1900 2 Jul 1999 (98) (Massachusetts) Private, US Army[13]
Olson, Elvin L. 4 Jul 1899 25 Dec 1999 (100) (Florida) Private, US Army.[13]
O'Neal, Haydon Roy 8 Jan 1898 27 Dec 1999 (101) (California) US Army.[13]
Osborne, Clifford P. 2 Mar 1896 24 May 1999 (103) (Tennessee) Served in France.[22][490]
Oswald, Lawrence 4 Aug 1892 27 Oct 1999 (107) (Minnesota) Served in France.[22][491]
Ott, Ira W. 13 Sep 1895 22 Feb 1999 (103) (Texas) Served in France with the US Army Air Corps.[22][492][493]
Pace, Don C. 19 Aug 1894 20 Oct 1999 (105) (Michigan) Served in France.[22][494]
Padilla, Luis 25 Aug 1900 11 Dec 1999 (99) (New Mexico) Enlisted underage. Served in France.[22][495]
Page, Joseph F. 17 Dec 1892 5 Nov 1999 (106) (Minnesota) Served in France.[22][496]
Palady, Fran J. 28 Feb 1896 5 Mar 1999 (103) (Vermont) Served in France.[22][497]
Palmer, Wayne M. 10 Feb 1900 23 May 1999 (99) (Michigan) US Navy.[13]
Pankey, Leroy 19 Feb 1896 27 Jan 1999 (102) (Michigan) Private, US Army.[13]
Parker, James 29 Aug 1894 9 May 1999 (104) (Alabama) Served in France.[22][498]
Parker, Roy W. 20 Feb 1900 14 Aug 1999 (99) (Kansas) Served in France.[22][499]
Parr, Rufus H. 11 Dec 1896 6 Nov 1999 (102) (Kansas) Served in France.[22][500]
Pastore, Philip R. 24 Sep 1899 21 Sep 1999 (99) (Connecticut) Apprentice Seaman, US Navy.[13]
Pehrson, Bror Ludwig 4 Jul 1896 27 Mar 1999 (102) (Massachusetts) Private, US Army.[13]
Perry, Claude E. 26 Jan 1895 31 Aug 1999 (104) (Kentucky) Served in France.[22][501]
Peterman, Charles Edward 1 Jun 1897 19 Sep 1999 (102) (Florida) Private, US Army.[13]
Phillips, Stanley Oberton 5 Aug 1892 24 Dec 1999 (107) (West Virginia) US Army.[13]
Pierson, Albert 10 Jul 1899 22 Feb 1999 (99) (District of Columbia) Enlisted 1918. Remained in the army and reached the rank of Major-General.[502][503]
Pipes, Willie Strother 8 Sep 1899 10 Feb 1999 (99) (Kentucky) US Army.[13]
Pitman, Samuel 10 Oct 1898 11 Mar 1999 (100) (Missouri) Storekeeper 3rd Class, US Navy.[13]
Powell, Ernest Mearl 16 Apr 1899 21 Jun 1999 (100) (Indiana) US Navy.[13]
Prescott, Jay L. 5 Mar 1899 28 Mar 1999 (100) (Tennessee) Served in France.[22][504]
Pritchett, Sidney 27 Jan 1899 7 Jul 1999 (100) (Kentucky) Non combat. Served in England and France as a drill sergeant.[22][505][506]
Probst, George William 11 Oct 1897 26 Sep 1999 (101) (Oklahoma) US Marine Corps.[13]
Questas, Elario 6 Aug 1886 5 Feb 1999 (112) (Hawaii) US Army. Born in the Philippines, also a World War II veteran. Military service verified, age not.[13]
Radda, Jesse W. 29 Apr 1897 14 Feb 1999 (101) (Iowa) Served in France.[22][507]
Redifer, Gilbert E. (Ed) 11 Jan 1896 15 Aug 1999 (103) (Wyoming) Enlisted May 1918. Served in France with a mounted artillery regiment.[22][508][509]
Reed, Laurence F. 4 Jul 1900 27 Jul 1999 (99) (Ohio) US Army. Also a World War II veteran.[13]
Rice, James Martin 18 Jan 1897 15 Feb 1999 (102) (Maryland) Seaman 2nd Class, US Navy.[13]
Riddle, James E. 2 Apr 1894 28 Jan 1999 (104) (Missouri) US Army.[13]
Ringhouse, Eugene 18 Jan 1895 25 Jun 1999 (104) (Illinois) Served in France.
Robertson, John G. 11 Oct 1899 13 May 1999 (99) (Florida) US Navy.[13]
Robinson, Samuel W. 19 Jul 1895 3 Oct 1999 (104) (Tennessee) Served in France.[22][510]
Roop, Wiiliam W. 26 Jul 1900 13 Aug 1999 (99) (Florida) US Army.[13]
Rose, Lloyd M. 7 Dec 1898 2 Mar 1999 (100) (Ohio) Served in France.[22][511]
Rose, Walter 17 Feb 1898 30 Jun 1999 (101) (New York)[512][513]
Rothman, Albert 14 Apr 1898 12 Feb 1999 (100) (California) Served in France.[22][514]
Rowe, Charles A. 11 Jul 1896 7 Jan 1999 (102) (Arizona) Served in France.[22][515]
Russell, Elliott Swann 16 Feb 1896 11 Mar 1999 (103) (North Carolina) Served in France.[22][516]
Salmon, Royal W. 14 Nov 1900 25 Nov 1999 (99) (California) Enlisted underage in 1917. Served in France with Co B, 28th Infantry Regiment, US Army.[22][517][518]
Savage, Loran 29 Apr 1896 15 Jan 1999 (102) (Wisconsin) Served in France.[22][519]
Sawyer, John Robert 1 Aug 1896 8 Nov 1999 (103) (Pennsylvania) Served in France.[22][520]
Schafline, Peter 19 Mar 1897 30 Sep 1999 (102) (Florida) Seaman 2nd Class, US Navy.[13]
Scheaffer, Irvin L. 22 Nov 1897 20 Sep 1999 (101) (Pennsylvania) Served in France.[22][521]
Schindler, Ralph August 13 Apr 1899 29 Jun 1999 (100) (Ohio) Private, US Army.[13]
Schlehr, Alexander C. 12 May 1897 23 Sep 1999 (102) (New York) Served in France.[22][522]
Schopp, Frederick 2 Nov 1895 11 Oct 1999 (103) (Washington) US Army.[13]
Schussler, Orlan H. 23 Jul 1900 22 Jun 1999 (98) (Pennsylvania) Served in France.[22][523]
Schwartz, Emery Joseph 26 May 1897 1 Sep 1999 (102) Virginia) Private, US Army.[13]
Scruggs, Baxter S. 15 Mar 1894 5 Aug 1999 (105) (California) US Army. Also a World War II veteran.[13]
Seng, Robert J. 13 Apr 1897 27 May 1999 (102) (Minnesota) Wagoner, US Army.[524][525]
Settles, Alonzo 7 Apr 1896 16 Jan 1999 (102) (Michigan) Served in France.[22][526]
Shaffer, Clarence C. 8 Nov 1894 29 May 1999 (104) (South Carolina) Served in France.[22][527]
Sheppard, Frank Allen 11 Apr 1900 4 Feb 1999 (98) (Michigan) Private, US Army[13]
Sherman, Frank Edward 3 Jan 1901 8 Oct 1999 (98) (Florida) Enlisted aged 14 and discharged twice by the Canadian army for being underage. Enlisted in the US army aged 17 and served in France transporting ammunition to the Front. Also a World War II veteran.[22][528][529]
Shimko, George 30 Dec 1899 29 Jan 1999 (99) (Pennsylvania) Private, US Army.[13]
Shrader, Earl Clore c.1896 May 1999 (102) (Kentucky) Served in France.[22]
Shultz, Charles Alvan 26 Jan 1900 25 Aug 1999 (99) (Connecticut) Private, US Army.[13]
Sievers, Edwin R. 16 Mar 1901 28 Apr 1999 (98) (Montana) Enlisted underage. Served as a corpsman, US Navy 5th Marine Regiment, 1918. [530][531]
Sills, Riley W. 29 Sep 1898 8 Jan 1999 (100) (Kentucky) US Army.[13]
Simmons, Joseph 15 Oct 1899 15 Sep 1999 (99) (South Carolina) Served in France as a Master Sergeant in the 25th Infantry, Buffalo Soldiers, US Army. Also a World War II veteran.[22][532][533]
Sinkoski, Frank W. 10 Jan 1900 16 May 1999 (99) (Massachusetts) Served in France.[22][534]
Sizemore, Charles E. 14 Oct 1896 15 Sep 1999 (102) (Alabama) Served in France.[22][535]
Skaare, Elmer 8 Apr 1895 9 Jul 1999 (104) (South Dakota) Served in France.[22][536]
Skelton, Hugh W. 26 Oct 1898 27 Aug 1999 (100) (Kansas)[537][538]
Smith, Jerry 23 Apr 1897 23 Jul 1999 (102) (Virginia) Private, US Army.[13]
Smith, Paul Monroe 1 Oct 1897 15 Jul 1999 (101) (California) US Army.[13]
Snodgress, Howard 6 Dec 1897 11 Apr 1999 (101) (Florida) Served in France.[22][539]
Snyder, Joseph J. 1 Apr 1896 26 Mar 1999 (102) (Massachusetts) Private, US Army.[13]
Snyder, Lawrence Odell 30 May 1898 15 Jul 1999 (101) (Oregon) Private, US Army. Enlisted October 1918 and still in training when the war ended.[13]
Soi, Lee Lin 10 Jan 1899 20 Feb 1999 (100) (Michigan) Sergeant, US Army.[13]
Spangler, Irvin B. 20 Nov 1895 12 Dec 1999 (104) (Florida) Served in France.[22][540]
Spaulding, Jasper 19 Dec 1896 3 Feb 1999 (102) (California) Painter 3rd Class, US Navy. Enlisted May 1916.[13]
Sperling, Dewey R. 22 May 1899 22 Apr 1999 (99) (South Carolina) Private, US Army.[13]
Stanley, Francis Joseph 4 Mar 1899 4 Aug 1999 (100) (California) US Navy. Also a World War II veteran.[13]
Starkey, Carl W. 2 Dec 1897 26 May 1999 (101) (Oklahoma) Private, US Army.[13]
Steelman, John R. 23 Jun 1900 14 Jul 1999 (99) (Florida) Corporal, US Army. Enlisted October 1918 and still in training when the war ended.[13]
Stetz, Norris E. 19 May 1898 24 Apr 1999 (100) (Pennsylvania) Private, US Army.[13]
Stevenson, Chester H. 21 Aug 1893 15 Oct 1999 (106) (Florida) Served in France.[22][541]
Stout, Galen Bruce 20 May 1897 14 Jul 1999 (102) (Iowa) Private, US Army.[13]
Stratton, Albert F. 23 Sep 1896 1 Dec 1999 (103) (Florida) Served in France.[22][542]
Strong, John 12 Jan 1898 15 Nov 1999 (101) (California) Served in France.[22][543]
Sullivan, Daniel W. 11 Aug 1898 15 Mar 1999 (101) (Montana) Served in France.[22][544]
Summers, Roy H. 7 Apr 1900 14 Jun 1999 (99) (California) Apprentice Seaman, US Navy. Also a World War II veteran.[13]
Swisher, Ralph 24 Jun 1893 15 Sep 1999 (106) (Ohio) Served in France.[22][545]
Szabo, James J. 15 Nov 1896 14 Jan 1999 (102) (Connecticut) US Navy.[13]
Tate, Solon M. 10 Jan 1900 9 Jan 1999 (98) (Louisiana) US Navy.[13]
Taylor, James L. 11 Jun 1898 15 Feb 1999 (100) (Iowa) Private, US Army.[13]
Taylor, Joseph K. 30 Aug 1900 25 Jan 1999 (98) (South Carolina) US Army.[13]
Taylor, William L. 15 Dec 1894 5 Sep 1999 (104) (Missouri) Served in France.[22][546]
Teeple, Volney J. 26 May 1897 24 Dec 1999 (102) (Michigan) Served in France.[22][547]
Thomas, Daniel Oscar 20 Sep 1899 11 Dec 1999 (100) (Alabama) Served in France.[22][548]
Thomas, Jacob 30 May 1899 28 Mar 1999 (99) (New Mexico) US Army. Also a World War II veteran.[13]
Thompson, Horace Kent 30 Jun 1898 18 Jun 1999 (100) (North Carolina) Served in France.[22][549]
Tibbitts, Joseph John 3 Nov 1899 3 Mar 1999 (99) (New Mexico) US Army.[13]
Townsend Royal E. 1 Dec 1893 10 May 1999 (105) (Minnesota) Chief Pharmacist’s Mate, US Navy. Enlisted April 1917.[13]
Trout, Thomas H. 18 Sep 1898 18 Jul 1999 (100) (Texas) US Army.[13]
Trussell, Rhodes 5 Jul 1898 20 May 1999 (100) (California) US Army.[13]
Tummond, Stanley H. 2 Apr 1895 22 Jan 1999 (103) (California)[550][551]
Underwood, France William 13 Nov 1897 14 Jul 1899 (101) (Michigan) Served in France.[22][552]
Utley, Winston Coy 25 Jun 1898 6 May 1999 (100) (North Carolina) US Army.[13]
Van Schoik, Clark Whitney 2 Aug 1898 12 Apr 1999 (100) (Ohio) Private, US Army.[13]
Vandergon, Ed 4 Jun 1899 6 Sep 1999 (100) (Minnesota) Also a World War II veteran.[553][554]
Vanfrank, Leslie David 28 Dec 1897 11 Feb 1999 (101) (Oklahoma) US Army Air Corps. Also a World War II veteran.[13]
Vann, William Edward 31 Oct 1897 8 Apr 1999 (101) (Texas) Corporal, US Army.[13]
Veeder, Glenn A. 12 Nov 1898 9 Jun 1999 (100) (Iowa) US Army ROTC. [555]
Vergara, Apolonio 15 Oct 1898 15 Jul 1999 (100) (New Hampshire) US Navy.[13]
Via, Haden D. 2 Aug 1896 13 May 1999 (102) (Virginia) Served in France.[22][556]
Viera, Henry Koster c.1899 Nov 1999 (100) (Florida) Served in France.[22]
Voisin, Leon J. 25 May 1894 15 Feb 1999 (104) (Connecticut) Served in France.[22][557]
Von Ronne, Richard 21 Oct 1898 22 Apr 1999 (100) (Arizona) Corporal, US Army.[13]
Wade, Gilbert L. 5 Dec 1899 23 Dec 1999 (100) (Michigan) Served in France.[22][558]
Wadsworth, Raymond W. 20 Sep 1900 10 Jun 1999 (98) (Indiana) Private, US Army.[13]
Wagner, Fred E. 25 Mar 1897 21 Apr 1999 (102) (Washington) US Army.[13]
Wagner, Junior 22 Aug 1900 14 Nov 1999 (99) (Oregon) Private, US Army.[13]
Wakayama, Ernest K. 17 Jun 1895 28 Nov 1999 (104) (California) Private, US Army.[13]
Walker, Mark Malcolm 29 Feb 1892 14 Apr 1999 (107) (California) US Army.[13]
Walsh, Robert E. 8 Jun 1895 23 Jun 1999 (104) (Minnesota) US Army[13]
Walsh, Thomas D. 21 Nov 1900 3 Feb 1999 (98) (Arizona) Enlisted underage. Served in France.[22][559]
Warner, Bruce 30 May 1899 18 Jan 1999 (99) (Iowa) Seaman 2nd Class, US Navy.[13]
Watson, Louis 18 Jul 1899 20 Aug 1999 (100) (Florida) US Navy.[13]
Watts, Roy H. 17 Aug 1898 17 Dec 1999 (101) North Carolina) Served in France.[22][560]
Weinrich, William A. 22 Jul 1895 1 Feb 1999 (103) (California) Served in France.[22][561]
Wells, Ollie 6 Mar 1897 7 Dec 1999 (102) (Michigan) Served in France.[22][562]
Welsh, Joseph F. 1 Aug 1896 22 Apr 1999 (102) (Pennsylvania) Served in France.[22][563]
Westermann, Edward 30 Dec 1897 1 Sep 1999 (101) (New Hampshire) Private, US Army.[13]
Westover, James R. 5 Nov 1899 9 Nov 1999 (100) (Washington) Private, US Army.[13]
White, Russell D. 30 Jun 1899 16 Oct 1999 (100) (Louisiana)[564][565]
Willard, Albert 15 Aug 1897 3 Oct 1999 (102) (California) Served in France.[22][566]
Williams, Raleigh Harrison 9 Nov 1897 28 May 1999 (101) (New Mexico) Band Sergeant, US Army.[13]
Wilson, Edward Larnel 12 Dec 1897 9 Dec 1999 (101) (Texas) US Navy. Enlisted January 1918.[13]
Wilson, Harvey Alexander 5 May 1896 21 May 1999 (103) (Virginia) Private, US Army.[13]
Wilson, Royal F. 9 Feb 1897 21 May 1999 (102) (Kansas) US Navy.[567][568]
Wolfert, Clarence P. 2 Aug 1893 24 Mar 1999 (105) (Wisconsin) Private, US Army.[13]
Woodrow, Robert 17 Sep 1896 3 May 1999 (102) (California) Served in France.[22][569]
Worms, William S. 4 Feb 1896 20 Mar 1999 (103) (Pennsylvania) Served in France.[22][570]
Wright, Newton W. 21 Apr 1900 12 Dec 1899 (99) (Texas) Private, US Marine Corps. Enlisted August 1918.[13]
Young, Herbert 3 May 1896 22 Apr 1999 (102) (New York) Born in Jamaica and claimed to be 112 in the media; age (102) is based on the census records.[571]
Young, Melvin J. 20 Oct 1893 1 Oct 1999 (105) (Pennsylvania) US Army.[13]
Yunker, Glen W. 14 Oct 1895 9 Jul 1999 (103) (Florida) Served in France.[22][572]
Zanovich, Anthony R. 12 Jan 1898 31 Dec 1999 (101) (Kansas) Served in France.[22][573]
Zimmerman, Victor G. 19 Sep 1898 7 Oct 1999 (101) (Ohio) Private, US Army.[13]

longevitydude - January 3, 2010 09:25 PM (GMT)
those are the ones who died in 1999, there were hundreds of claimants who died that year.
Remark: a further 498 men old enough to have served in World War I died in 1999 in England & Wales. Their veteran status is not yet confirmed. Scottish and Irish records are not checked either.

longevitydude - January 3, 2010 09:27 PM (GMT)
Peters, Barnaby Lucius 20 Oct 1900 15 Dec 2000 (100) (Massachusetts) US Navy. Enlisted January 1919.[7]
a ww1 era veteran who died in 2000

longevitydude - January 3, 2010 09:27 PM (GMT)
Australia (9 veterans)
Name Rank/Regiment/Corps Born Died Notes
Clark, Angus MacKay Private, 8th Battalion, Australian Imperial Force 9 Oct 1899 20 Feb 2000 (100) Born in Scotland. Enlisted 1917. Non-combat. Posted to England but did not serve in France until 1919 with the Army of Occupation.[1][5][6]
Mayne, John Colburn Driver, 4th Field Artillery Brigade, Australian Imperial Force c.1895 20 Oct 2000 (105) Enlisted 1916. Served in France.[1][7]
McPhee, Cecil Alban Sapper, 4th Signal Company, Australian Imperial Force c.1898 9 Sep 2000 (102) Enlisted 1916. Served in France and remained in the army until 1922.[1][8]
Parker, Walter Edwin Private, 4/20th Battalion, Australian Imperial Force 11 Aug 1894 22 Jan 2000 (105) Enlisted 1915. Wounded at Pozières 1916 and invalided home.[9]
Peddell, Ernest Charles Private, 2nd Battalion, Australian Imperial Force 10 Jul 1899 6 Sep 2000 (101) Enlisted 1917, wounded in action 1918 and invalided out of the War[1][10]
Riddell, Robert Hugh Private, 57th Battalion, Australian Imperial Force May 1899 Mar 2000 (100) Enlisted 1917. Served in France.[1][11][12]
Rodger, John William Private, Australian Imperial Force 24 Apr 1900 21 Aug 2000 (100) Non combat. Enlisted October 1918.[1][13]
Wetton, Frederick Walter Private, Australian Imperial Force 2 Dec 1899 11 Mar 2000 (100) Non combat. Born in England. Enlisted 1917 but discharged after 5 months service as medically unfit. Rejoined the army in 1919.[1][14][15]
Winnett, Walter James Private, 2nd Battalion, Australian Imperial Force 25 Sep 1899 19 Aug 2000 (100) Non combat. Enlisted June 1918 and on a troop ship from Sydney to London at the Armistice.[1][16]
[edit] Austria-Hungary (2 veterans)
Name Born Died Notes
Hutschnecker, Arnold A. 13 May 1898 28 Dec 2000 (102) Died in the USA.[17]
Lederer, František 6 Nov 1899 25 May 2000 (100) Born Prague. A corporal in the artillery. Later famous as Hollywood actor Francis Lederer. See entry.
[edit] Canada (17 veterans)
Name Rank/Regiment/Corps Born Died Notes
Bergenham, John Private, Army 2 Mar 1895 4 Jul 2000 (105) Enlisted 1916. Served in France.[2][18][19]
Boyd, Gordon Alexander Gunner, 12th Siege Battery, Canadian Field Artillery 18 Mar 1899 13 Oct 2000 (101) Enlisted 1917. Wounded 1918, also a World War I1 veteran.[2][20][21]
Castle, Arthur Alfred 19 May 1897 15 Jun 2000 (103) Served in France. Also a World War I1 veteran.[2][22]
Crowther, Alfred H. Private, 8th Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force 3 Jun 1897 25 Apr 2000 (102) Born England. Enlisted 1915, wounded on the Western Front. Died USA.[23][24]
Dechenne, Royer Kerr 22 Apr 1895 Nov 2000 (105) Born in the USA. Drafted 1917.[25]
Dearing, John Henry 43rd Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force 24 Oct 1897 29 Jun 2000 (102) Drafted 1917. Served in France.[2][26][27]
Degruchy, Alfred Charles Lance-Corporal, 42nd Battalion (Royal Highlanders of Canada), Canadian Expeditionary Force 10 Oct 1895 Aug 2000 (104) Born in Jersey (Channel Islands). Enlisted 1915 and served on the Western Front as a telegraphist.[2][28][29][30]
Dumouchel, Albert Private, US Army c.1896 Oct 2000 (104) Served in France 1917-1918.[3][31][32]
Ford, George Ranold 11th Brigade Light Trench Mortar Battery, 54th Canadian Light Infantry 19 Mar 1897 2000 (102-103) Enlisted 1916.
Gibbons, Laurence C. 25 July 1898 Jan 2000 (101) Enlisted 1916. Served in France.[3][33]
Gies, Fred 13th Royal Highlanders, Canadian Expeditionary Force 18 Sep 1896 11 Aug 2000 (103) Enlisted 1915. Fought at the Battle of the Somme. Wounded and taken prisoner November 1916.[34]
Routhier, Harry Private, 46th Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force 6 Dec 1899 12 Jul 2000 (100) Enlisted 1916. Fought in France where he was wounded.[35]
Spear, Thomas Arnott Private, Canadian Signal Corps 22 Oct 1896 Oct 2000 (103) Enlisted in Canadian Signal Corps 1916, later a wireless operator with 5th Battery on the Western Front.[2][36][37]
Sutherland, Donald Daniel Private, Canadian Expeditionary Force 28 Jan 1893 Mar 2000 (107) Fought at Vimy Ridge.[2][38][39]
Wales, Ernest Leslie 18 Feb 1895 Oct 2000 (105) Born in England. Enlisted 1916. Served in France.[2][40]
West, Frederick Henry Private, Canadian Expeditionary Force c.1899 1 May 2000 (100) Enlisted aged 16 and fought as a machine gunner on the Western Front.[2][41][42]
Wickwire, Lloyd Hopkins Private, 193rd Battalion (Nova Scotia Highlanders), Canadian Expeditionary Force 5 Apr 1898 26 Jan 2000 (101) Enlisted aged 17. Wounded at Amiens.[2][43]
[edit] France (42 veterans)
Name Born Died Notes
Angelini, Ange 11 Nov 1897 Jan 2000 (102) [4]
Bain, Albert 1898 8 Jan 2000 (101) [4]
Balzon, Jean Justin 7 Jul 1899 12 Jun 2000 (101) [4]
Baudry, Léon 25 Mar 1896 2 Aug 2000 (104) [4]
Beaupied, Auguste René 28 Feb 1899 31 Jan 2000 (100) [4]
Caffarena, Raoul 12 Sep 1899 1 Feb 2000 (100) [4]
Capbosq, Léopold 8 May 1897 3 Aug 2000 (103) [4]
Cornu, Marcel Louis 30 Oct 1896 Dec 2000 (104) Conscripted 1916. Fought with 74e RI at Chemin des Dames. Gassed but survived. Also a World War II veteran.[4]
Courtois, Adrien Edmond 26 Oct 1894 10 Apr 2000 (105) [4]
Demelle, Marcel André 17 Nov 1894 23 Dec 2000 (106) [4]
Destabeau, Louis 25 Apr 1899 5 May 2000 (101) [4]
Drin, Jean 3 Feb 1899 6 Aug 2000 (101) [4]
Dupuis, Victor 7 Oct 1897 6 Jan 2000 (102) [4]
Durrieu, Jacques 20 Nov 1898 May 2000 (101) [4]
Esquirol, Fernand Jean Jan 2000 Captain, artillery.[4]
Favier, Pierre Jean 7 Dec 1891 9 Jan 2000 (108) [4]
Ferret, Philippe 7 Jul 1897 19 Aug 2000 (103) [4]
Foulquier, Joseph 4 Dec 1899 Jan 2000 (100) [4]
Fourquet, Jean 23 Jun 1899 18 Sep 2000 (101) Conscripted 1918. Served with the artillery on the Belgian front from 1-11 November 1918.[4]
Grasset, Edouard 26 Aug 1897 5 Dec 2000 (103) [4]
Grimault, Pierre 15 Jul 1898 18 Sep (102) [4]
Henriet, Jean 31 Dec 1899 15 Jul 2000 (100) [4]
Huard, Ernest 5 Feb 1900 25 Oct 2000 (100) [4]
Huon, Jean-Marie Lucas 27 May 1897 2000 (103) [4]
Lacoste, Louis 11 Nov 1898 19 Jul 2000 (101) Enlisted 1917. Served on the Western Front.[4]
Lange, Jean 25 Jul 1899 4 Jan 2000 (100) [4]
Lebrun, Gaston 25 Dec 1893 23 Dec 2000 (106) Joined the cavalry in 1913, later served with the 62e RA. Fought at Arras, on the Somme and at Chemin des Dames.[4]
Maison, Louis 30 Oct 1899 4 Apr 2000 (100) [4]
Mirabel, Raymond 23 Jan 1898 Feb 2000 (102) [4]
Perroy, Jean Albert 25 Nov 1898 7 Jun 2000 (101) Conscripted 1918. Severely wounded on the Somme.[4]
Pignolet, Roland 9 Oct 1898 31 Jul 2000 (101) [4]
Pressouyre, Marie-Pierre Ferdinand 2 Dec 1898 2000 (101) [4]
Rideau, Georges 13 Mar 1898 5 Oct 2000 (102) Enlisted 1917. Served on the Western Front.[4]
Rougier, Alexandre 6 Feb 1895 28 Mar 2000 (105) [4]
Sanselme, Edmonde 31 Dec 1893 5 Jun 2000 (106) [4]
Serres, Pierre 1 Jul 1897 Jul 2000 (103) Served in the cavalry. Fought at Chemin des Dames.[4]
Teffri, Constant 17 May 1898 16 Jan 2000 (101) Fought on the Western Front. Wounded 1918.[4]
Tignac, André 16 May 1898 Jun 2000 (102) [4]
Tissier, Louis 13 Jan 1898 6 Dec 2000 (102) [4]
Valette d’Osia, Jean 16 Aug 1898 28 Feb 2000 (101) Lieutenant, 19e RI. Fought on the Marne and at Chemin des Dames. Awarded the Legion d’Honneur in 1917 aged 19. Also a World War II veteran, remained in the army and reached the rank of General.[4]
Vallières, Louis Clémént Baptiste 8 Mar 1893 9 Dec 2000 (107) [4]
Vicenti, Jean-Brando 30 Jun 1900 2 Jun 2000 (99) [4]
[edit] Germany (9 veterans)
Name Born Died Notes
Engelhard, Ludwig F. 23 Jun 1897 3 Jan 2000 (102) Awarded the Iron Cross. Died in the USA.[44][45]
Finance, Lucien 27 Aug 1896 1 Apr 2000 (103) Born Alsace-Lorraine. Conscripted into the German army in 1915. Fought on the Eastern Front in Lithuania and Poland. Died in France.[4]
Khalil, Ibrahim Sol 2000 (105) Last surviving German soldier from the African Campaigns. Born in Tanganika.[46]
Kurztisch, Friedo 7 Aug 1892 22 Feb 2000 (107) [47]
Lerner, Georg 25 Jan 1895 8 Jun 2000 (105) [48]
Seidel, Emil 28 Nov 1893 19 Sep 2000 (106) Soldier since 1913, taken prisoner by the French.[4][49]
Tischer, Arthur 20 Apr 1895 7 Sep 2000 (105) [50]
Uhlmann, Joseph 15 Aug 1899 29 Mar 2000 (100) Born Alsace-Lorraine. Conscripted into the German army in 1917. Fought on the Russian Front and in the spring offensives on the Western Front. Died France.[4]
Veckenstedt, Hermann 14 Apr 1895 15 Sep 2000 (105) [4]
[edit] Guyana (1 veteran)
Name Rank/Regiment/Corps Born Died Notes
Browne, Gershom Private, 1st British West Indies Regiment 8 Aug 1898 6 Dec 2000 (102) Last Guyanan veteran. Served on the Western Front.[51]
[edit] Jamaica (1 veteran)
Name Rank/Regiment/Corps Born Died Notes
Powell, Clifford Private, British West Indies Regiment 1890 2000 (110) Died in Cuba.[5]WO372/16[52]
[edit] New Zealand (1 veteran)
Name Rank/Regiment/Corps Born Died Notes
Spriggs, Ernest (Ron) Gunner, 16th New Zealand Field Artillery 5 Jan 1898 1 Apr 2000 (102) .[6]
[edit] Puerto Rico (3 veterans)
Name Born Died Notes
Miranda-Perez, Julio 7 Jan 1898 24 Jan 2000 (102) Private, US Army. Enlisted October 1918 and still in training when the war ended.[7]
Resto, Miguel Pantoja 6 Aug 1895 11 May 2000 (104) Private, US Army.[7]
Reyes-Fitzpatrick, Vicente 28 Jul 1895 10 Feb 2000 (104) US Army. Enlisted July 1918.[7]
[edit] South Africa (1 veteran)
Name Born Died Notes
Kark, Norman 10 Feb 1898 Mar 2000 (102) Last known South African veteran. Also served in World War II in the rank of Major.[53]

longevitydude - January 3, 2010 09:28 PM (GMT)
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland (146 veterans)
Name Rank/Regiment/Corps Born Died Notes
Andrew, Kenneth Walter Lance Corporal, Military Provost Staff Corps & Royal Air Force 18 Oct 1893 Mar 2000 (106) [5]WO372/1[54]
Andrews, Edward Frank Private, 17th (County of London) London Regiment (Poplar & Stepney Rifles) 9 Oct 1900 Apr 2000 (99) Enlisted October 1918 and still in training when the war ended.[8][55]
Argall, Ernest Charles K. Sapper, Royal Engineers 16 Jan 1899 Aug 2000 (101) Served as a wireless operator on the Western Front.[5]WO372/1[56][57]
Bainbridge, Clement Spencer Sapper, Royal Engineers 15 Nov 1896 Apr 2000 (103) [5]WO372/1[58]
Ball, James Frederick Stoker, Royal Navy 22 Sep 1900 Apr 2000 (99) Enlisted 1918.[9]ADM 188/970[59]
Barlow, William Henry Private, King’s Royal Rifle Corps 14 Jan 1899 Jun 2000 (101) [10][60]
Barnard, George Gray Captain, Royal Engineers 19 Jan 1893 Jan 2000 (106) [10][61]
Bate, Sidney Douglas Royal Naval Air Service 25 Nov 1899 Apr 2000 (100) Enlisted 1917.[9]ADM 188/636[62]
Bedford, John William Ordinary Seaman, Royal Navy 25 Mar 1900 Apr 2000 (100) Enlisted 1918.[9]ADM 188/817[63]
Blackburn, Benjamin Stoker, Royal Navy 20 Mar 1899 Feb 2000 (100) Enlisted 1917.[9]ADM 188/951[64]
Blain, Leonard Private, Lincolnshire Yeomanry & Machine Gun Corps 28 Feb 1899 Oct 2000 (101) [5]WO372/2[65]
Blatchford, Stanley Horace King’s Royal Rifle Corps 29 Apr 1899 Aug 2000 (101) [10][66]
Boddington, John Phillips Private, Somerset Light Infantry & Hampshire Regiment 28 Aug 1899 Jan 2000 (100) [5]WO372/2[67]
Booth, Walter Herman Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve 20 Jun 1900 Apr 2000 (99) [11]ADM 337/1-108[68]
Borrett, Edward Henry Private, 3rd Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment) 16 Jan 1900 Sep 2000 (100) [5]WO372/2[69]
Botwright, Guy 2nd Lieutenant, Army Service Corps 5 Nov 1897 May 2000 (102) Conscripted 1916. Fought on the Western Front but later sent home with shellshock.[12][70]
Bowers, William James Royal Naval Air Service 17 Apr 1900 Dec 2000 (100) Enlisted 1918.[9]ADM 188/639[71]
Bridle, Bertram Private, Hampshire Regiment & Dorsetshire Regiment 10 May 1900 Jan 2000 (99) Last known Great War veteran of the Dorsetshire Regiment.[5]WO372/3[72]
Brown, Thomas Ordinary Seaman, Royal Navy 25 Mar 1899 Nov 2000 (101) Enlisted 1916.[9]ADM 188/787[73]
Burns, Robert Private, 7th Queens Own Cameron Highlanders 12 Nov 1895 29 Oct 2000 (104) Enlisted 1914. Fought at Loos and went ‘over the top’ at the Battle of the Somme. Later wounded.[12][74]
Burt, Arthur Tom Steward, Royal Navy 8 Apr 1896 Oct 2000 (104) Enlisted 1914.[9]ADM 188/1000[75]
Caneparo, Silvio Luigi S. (Jack) Private, Royal Engineers 3 May 1900 Jan 2000 (99) Enlisted October 1918 and in training as a wireless operator when the war ended.[8][76]
Chatfield, Arthur Amos F. Private, Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment) 26 Dec 1899 Apr 2000 (100) [5]WO372/4[77]
Christie, William Sam G. Private, Royal Scots (Lothian Regiment) 8 Nov 1898 Feb 2000 (101) [5]WO372/4[78]
Clarke, Charles Arthur Royal Naval Air Service 27 Nov 1899 Aug 2000 (100) [10][79]
Clarke, Percy Joseph Sapper, 1/3rd London Field Company, Royal Engineers 22 Aug 1895 8 May 2000 (104) Last holder of the Distinguished Conduct Medal.[5]WO372/4[80]
Clayton, Stanley Sapper, Royal Engineers 27 Oct 1894 17 Mar 2000 (105) Fought on the Western Front.[5]WO372/4[81][82]
Coates, John Dudley Royal Flying Corps 20 Jul 1899 Jan 2000 (100) [10][83]
Coleman, Arthur Thomas Somerset Light Infantry & Hampshire Regiment 31 Dec 1899 Jan 2000 (100) Conscripted aged 18. Fought on the Western Front.[84][85]
Coleman, Harry James Private, East Lancashire Regiment 2 Feb 1898 May 2000 (102) [10][86]
Collins, Arthur Leonard Artificer, Royal Navy 23 Feb 1898 May 2000 (102) Enlisted 1918.[9]ADM 188/1077[87]
Collins, Edward Army 22 Nov 1895 19 Nov 2000 (104) Enlisted 1914. Fought at the Battle of the Somme.[88][89]
Collumbine, Leslie Granville L. Private, York & Lancaster Regiment & King’s Own (Yorkshire Light Infantry) 26 Aug 1899 Aug 2000 (100) Last known Great War veteran of the York & Lancaster Regiment.[5]WO372/4[90]
Cook, Albert Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire Regiment) 15 Feb 1896 Jan 2000 (103) [10][91]
Corrie, William Richard (Bill) Royal Naval Air Service 22 Jun 1900 Nov 2000 (100) Enlisted 1917. Served in France.[9]ADM 188/638[92]
Coss, Albert Army c.1899 15 Mar 2000 (100) Penultimate Northern Irish veteran. Enlisted aged 15 and served on the Western Front.[93]
Daniel, Cecil George Royal Engineers 5 Jul 1896 Jun 2000 (103) [10][94]
Daniels, Percy Frederick Private, Royal Sussex Regiment & Lincolnshire Regiment 13 Aug 1898 Jan 2000 (101) [5]WO372/5[95]
Dasley, Allen Albert Driver, Royal Field Artillery 22 Aug 1897 Jan 2000 (102) [5]WO372/5[96]
Davies, Evan Treharne Private, Welsh Regiment 7 Feb 1898 Dec 2000 (102) [10][97]
Day, Wilfred Lionel G. Private, Suffolk Regiment & North Staffordshire Regiment 4 Sep 1897 Apr 2000 (102) [5]WO372/5[98]
Dixon, William Thomas Private, 2/6th North Staffordshire Regiment & Royal Engineers 22 Dec 1897 Jul 2000 (102) Wounded on the Western Front. Awarded the Military Medal for bravery.[8][99]
Drake, James Artificer, Royal Navy 23 Jan 1895 Mar 2000 (105) Enlisted 1915.[9]ADM 188/1052[100]
Ellery, James Private, Wiltshire Regiment & 63rd Machine Guns Corps 17 Nov 1899 Nov 2000 (100) Enlisted underage, wounded on the Western Front.[8][101]
Elliott, Leonard Frank Private, The Queen’s Own (West Kent Yeomanry) 12 Aug 1895 Sep 2000 (105) [10][102]
Englander, Philip Private, Middlesex Regiment 16 Oct 1898 Sep 2000 (101) Born Philip Pinkus.[5]WO372/6[103]
Evans, Herbert Vaughan Army 28 Apr 1900 Dec 2000 (100) [5]WO372/6[104][105]
Evans, Robert Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve 23 Aug 1899 Jan 2000 (100) [11]ADM 337/1-108[106]
Evans, Thomas Sydney H. Driver, Royal Horse Artillery 21 Aug 1899 Apr 2000 (100) [10][107]
Fifield, Edwin Charles Gunner, Royal Marine Artillery 8 Sep 1899 Nov 2000 (101) Enlisted 1917.[13]ADM 159[108]
Frampton, Francis Edwin Private, 53rd (Young Students) Middlesex Regiment 10 Aug 1900 Jan 2000 (99) Enlisted September 1918 and still in training when the war ended.[8][109]
Francis, John Essex Regiment 2 Sep 1898 Mar 2000 (101) [10][110]
Frost, Alfred Neal Gunner, Royal Garrison Artillery 31 Jan 1899 Jan 2000 (100) [5]WO372/7[111]
Gadsby, George William Private, 1/18th (County of London) London Regiment (London Irish Rifles) 4 Mar 1898 8 Apr 2000 (102) Served in France and taken prisoner by the Germans.[14]
Gaffron, Horace (Jock) Private, 4th Gordon Highlanders 20 Oct 1896 15 Apr 2000 (103) Last known Great War veteran of the Gordon Highlanders. Fought on the Somme for two months and lost his leg. Later a photographer for 'Life' magazine. Died in the USA.[12]
Good, Stephen George Ordinary Seaman, Royal Navy 4 Mar 1899 Oct 2000 (101) Enlisted 1916.[9]ADM 188/1052[112]
Grey, Alfred John Private, Army 14 Jul 1899 Dec 2000 (101) [5]WO372/8[113]
Griffin, Fred George W. Private, Princess Charlotte of Wales’s (Royal Berkshire Regiment) 26 Feb 1900 Feb 2000 (99) [5]WO372/8[114]
Griffiths, Robert Docchar Able Seaman, 63rd (Royal Naval) Division 27 Feb 1895 Jul 2000 (105) [15]ADM 339/1[115]
Guy, Harold Warwick Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve 17 Aug 1900 Mar 2000 (99) [11]ADM 337/1-108[116]
Halford, Harry Corporal, 49th (London) Royal Field Artillery 15 Jun 1891 26 Jul 2000 (109) Britain’s oldest man at his death. Fought at Ypres and the Battle of the Somme.[117][118]
Hall, James Henry Royal Naval Air Service 23 Dec 1899 Jan 2000 (100) Enlisted 1918.[9]ADM 188/639[119]
Hamnett, John Kyffin Able Seaman, 63rd (Royal Naval) Division 3 Apr 1899 Jun 2000 (101) [15]ADM 339/1[120][121]
Harper, Henry Gerald (Harry) Private, Princess Charlotte of Wales’s (Royal Berkshire Regiment) 23 Mar 1899 Jun 2000 (101) [10][122]
Hartley, Henry Lomas Private, Army Service Corps (Mechanised Transport) 25 Feb 1900 Mar 2000 (100) Enlisted March 1918 and in training as a lorry driver when the war ended.[8][123]
Hatfield, Norman Henry R. Private, Machine Gun Corps 19 Jan 1899 Feb 2000 (101) [5]WO372/9[124]
Hawkins, Sidney John Private, Machine Gun Corps & 13th Tank Corps 29 Apr 1899 Apr 2000 (100) [8][125]
Henderson, Roy Galbraith 28th (County of London) London Regiment (Artists Rifles) 4 Jul 1899 16 Mar 2000 (100) Later a well-known baritone, teacher and musician. See entry.[126]
Henn, Alfred Ambrose Driver, Royal Horse Artillery 3 Dec 1897 24 Mar 2000 (102) [5]WO372/9[127]
Hinsley, Lawrence Private, 52nd (Graduated) Cheshire Regiment & Royal Army Medical Corps 7 May 1900 Nov 2000 (100) Enlisted June 1918 and still in training when the war ended. Served in the army of occupation 1919.[8][128]
Hobster, Henry Private, Lincolnshire Regiment 29 Aug 1894 Apr 2000 (105) [5]WO372/9[129]
Horsfield, Cecil Blair Private, Army Service Corps 27 Oct 1895 May 2000 (104) [5]WO372/10[130]
Howard, John Lional Private, Army 21 Nov 1899 Jun 2000 (101) [5]WO372/10[131]
Howard, William Frank Ordinary Seaman, Royal Navy 7 Jan 1900 May 2000 (100) Enlisted 1915.[9]ADM 188/730[132]
Howe, Arnold Private, Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire Regiment) & Machine Gun Corps 20 May 1898 Oct 2000 (102) Enlisted aged 16 and served as a messenger at Ypres.[133][134]
Hudson, Harold Edward (Hal) Bombardier, Heavy Battery, Royal Garrison Artillery 17 Jun 1899 18 Jul 2000 (101) Enlisted aged 17. Fought on the Western Front.[5]WO372/10[135][136]
Hugo, John Mandeville 2nd Lieutenant, Royal Field Artillery 1 Jul 1899 Jun 2000 (100) Fought at Ypres and on the Somme. Also a World War II veteran.[137][138]
Humphries, Frank Private, 5th (City of London) London Regiment (London Rifle Brigade) 7 Mar 1897 Apr 2000 (103) [10][139]
Hurn, Percy Henry Private, Army 3 Oct 1900 Nov 2000 (100) [5]WO372/10[140]
Iceton, Ralph Gunner, Royal Garrison Artillery 26 Feb 1898 Apr 2000 (102) [5]WO372/10[141]
Jewitt, William Henry 2nd Lieutenant, King’s Own (Yorkshire Light Infantry) 15 Mar 1897 Sep 2000 (103) Fought on the Western Front.[5]WO372/10[142][143]
Jones, Arthur George Private, 3rd (Reserve) Norfolk Regiment & 683 Agricultural Company, Labour Corps 15 August 1898 Dec 2000 (102) Non combat. Enlisted 1917 but never posted overseas.[8][144]
Jones, Darcy Harold 2nd Lieutenant, East Yorkshire Regiment & Royal Air Force 26 Nov 1896 Jan 2000 (103) Enlisted 1914, fought at Gallipoli and in the last mounted cavalry charge, Egypt 1917. Also a World War II veteran.[145][146]
Kernerman, Samuel Charles Sapper, Royal Engineers & Private, 38th-40th (Jewish) Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment) 19 Jan 1899 20 Oct 2000 (101) Born Portsmouth, died Canada. Served in the Middle East with both the RE and Jewish Legion.[147]
Large, Charles Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve 15 Sep 1900 Feb 2000 (99) [11]ADM 337/1-108[148]
Leatherland, Frederick William Private, Durham Light Infantry & Labour Corps 14 Jul 1897 May 2000 (102) [10][149]
Lee, William Thomas (Bill) South Staffordshire Regiment & Royal Engineers 30 Jan 1892 20 Oct 2000 (108) Last known Great War veteran of the South Staffordshire Regiment. Britain’s oldest man at his death. Wounded and blinded in one eye on the Western Front.[5]WO372/12[150][151]
Louth, George Aquila Private, 15th (2nd Portsmouth) Hampshire Regiment & Labour Corps 27 Feb 1897 1 Apr 2000 (103) Enlisted 1915. Went ‘over the top’ at the Battle of the Somme.[12][152]
Lucas, Frederick George Henry Ordinary Seaman, Royal Navy 12 Mar 1899 Apr 2000 (101) Enlisted 1914.[9]ADM 188/710[153]
Luscombe, Clarence Joseph Private, 1/1st Duke of Connaught’s Own (Royal East Kent Yeomanry) 12 Apr 1899 Nov 2000 (101) Enlisted underage, fought on the Western Front.[5]WO372/12[154][155]
MacPherson, Anthony Buchan Private, Hussars 15 Apr 1899 Jul 2000 (101) Last known Great War veteran of the Hussars.[5]WO372/13[156]
Maddock, Sidney Edward Stoker, Royal Navy 31 May 1899 Oct 2000 (101) Enlisted 1917.[9]ADM 188/955[157]
Mansfield, Stanley Gladstone Private, North Staffordshire Regiment 27 Apr 1899 Aug 2000 (101) [10][158]
Marsh, Robert Vincent Ordinary Seaman, Royal Navy 7 Jun 1900 Jul 2000 (100) Enlisted 1915.[9]ADM 188/744[159]
Mason, Samuel Ewart Royal Naval Air Service 31 Aug 1899 Mar 2000 (100) [10][160]
McQuet, George Private, 6th (Inniskilling) Dragoons & Army Service Corps 30 Dec 1894 7 Aug 2000 (105) Last known Great War combat veteran of the Dragoons. Enlisted 1914. Fought at Ypres, the Somme and Passchendaele.[161]
Merrick, Frank Edward Private, Army 6 May 1896 Dec 2000 (104) [5]WO372/13[162]
Miles, Philip Vernon Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve 24 Oct 1899 Mar 2000 (100) [11]ADM 337/1-108[163]
Moore, Alfred George Private, East Lancashire Regiment 17 Jul 1898 Oct 2000 (102) [10][164]
Morris, Frederick Charles Able Seaman, Royal Navy 22 Jul 1898 Aug 2000 (102) [10][165]
Morris, Henry Richard Stoker, Royal Navy 20 Dec 1899 Nov 2000 (101) Enlisted 1918.[9]ADM 188/965[166]
Mortimer, Arthur Broadbent 2nd Lieutenant, 12/8th West Yorkshire Regiment 21 Mar 1898 25 Dec 2000 (102) Last holder of the Military Cross[167]
Musk, Hector Archibald Private, 8th (Reserve) (City of London) London Regiment 5 Jul 1900 Jan 2000 (99) Non combat. Still in training when the war ended.[8][168]
Myron, Joshua Private, 38th-40th (Jewish) Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment) 17 Aug 1899 8 Jun 2000 (100) Born Joshua Miransky. Fought in the Middle East. Died USA.[169]
Neabard, James Arthur B Private, Cheshire Regiment 8 Jul 1895 Mar 2000 (104) Fought on Western Front.[170][171]
Niner, Alfred Horatio (Harry) Gunner, Royal Field Artillery 12 May 1900 Jun 2000 (100) [5]WO372/15[172]
North, Alfred William Private, Somerset Light Infantry & Royal Berkshire Yeomanry 11 Jun 1899 Apr 2000 (100) [10][173]
Noyce, Cyril Ray Private, Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment) 19 Aug 1895 Sep 2000 (105) [10][174]
Olds, Peter Royal Naval Air Service 11 Nov 1899 Feb 2000 (100) Enlisted 1918.[9]ADM 188/639[175]
Ormsby, Gilbert Thomas Gunner, Royal Field Artillery & Royal Garrison Artillery 1 Nov 1898 Feb 2000 (101) [5]WO372/15[176]
Perkins, Cyril Edward Ordinary Seaman, Royal Navy 15 Aug 1900 Jan 2000 (99) Enlisted 1918.[9]ADM 188/1103[177]
Perry, Francis Edward Ordinary Seaman, Royal Navy 2 Feb 1900 Sep 2000 (100) Enlisted 1915.[9]ADM 188/740[178]
Philp, Alfred Edward Ordinary Seaman, Royal Navy 13 Jan 1899 21 Sep 2000 (101) Enlisted 1915.[9]ADM 188/720[179]
Pine, Richard Quintus Paymaster Midshipman, Royal Navy 2 Feb 1900 May 2000 (100) Enlisted 1917.[9]ADM 188/1052[180]
Proctor, John Andrew Private, Cheshire Regiment 14 Mar 1897 Jun 2000 (103) [10][181]
Putland, Frederick George Private, Duke of Cornwall’s Light Infantry & Devonshire Regiment 29 Oct 1898 Dec 2000 (102) Conscripted in 1916. Fought at Ypres and Passchendaele.[5]WO372/16[182]
Raisin, Frank Branston Sergeant, Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire Regiment) 5 Jun 1897 Jun 2000 (102) [5]WO372/16[183]
Redgrave, Jack Bramley Private, London Regiment 5 Oct 1899 Feb 2000 (100) [5]WO372/16[184]
Riches, Albert Dacosta M Private, Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment) & Tank Corps 19 Sep 1898 Oct 2000 (102) Last known Great War veteran of the Tank Corps.[5]WO372/16[185]
Rimmer, Stanley Gunner, Royal Field Artillery 22 Feb 1895 May 2000 (105) [5]WO372/17[186]
Roberts, Charles William Ordinary Seaman, Royal Navy 30 Mar 1900 Jul 2000 (100) Enlisted 1916.[9]ADM 188/766[187]
Rodger, Thomas James Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve 5 Feb 1899 May 2000 (101) [11]ADM 337/1-108[188]
Rogers, Henry John (Jack) Private, 1/7th & 2/7th (Robin Hood) Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire Regiment) 21 Mar 1894 14 Apr 2000 (106) Enlisted 1914 and fought as a sniper. Spent 9 months as a POW.[12][189]
Rugg, Gilbert Sydney S B East Surrey Regiment 21 Oct 1896 Nov 2000 (104) [10][190]
Russell, Charles Stewart Ordinary Seaman, Royal Navy 26 Nov 1899 Feb 2000 (100) Enlisted 1917.[9]ADM 188/810[191]
Salway, Percy John Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve 5 Oct 1900 Aug 2000 (99) [11]ADM 337/1-108[192]
Shepherd, Percival Corporal, Royal Garrison Artillery 21 May 1898 Dec 2000 (102) [5]WO372/18[193]
Shepperson, Frederick Arthur Private, Leicestershire Regiment 15 May 1897 Nov 2000 (103) Last known Great War veteran of the Leicestershire Regiment.[5]WO372/18[194]
Short, Samuel Allen Private, 2/10th (County of London) London Regiment (Hackney) & 2/8th (County of London) London Regiment (Post Office Rifles) 26 May 1899 3 Jan 2000 (100) [5]WO372/18[195]
Sim, William Private, Seaforth Highlanders 16 Dec 1899 Feb 2000 (100) Last known Great War veteran of the Seaforth Highlanders.[10][196]
Steel, Alec John H Royal Flying Corps 3 Jun 1898 Aug 2000 (102) [10][197]
Strong, Edward Robert Private, Army Ordnance Corps 6 Sep 1897 May 2000 (102) [5]WO372/19[198]
Targett, Arthur Robert Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve 7 Jun 1899 Jun 2000 (100) [11]ADM 337/1-108[199]
Tayler, Frederick William Gunner, 13th Battery, 29th Royal Field Artillery 12 May 1898 19 Mar 2000 (101) Lost a leg on the Western Front just a month before the Armistice.[12][200]
Taylor, William Ernest Ordinary Seaman, Royal Navy 20 Dec 1899 Jan 2000 (100) Enlisted 1918.[9]ADM 188/1102[201]
Tickner, Albert George Royal Horse Artillery 8 Sep 1901 18 Jul 2000 (98) Enlisted aged 16. Served in India. Also a World War II veteran.[202][203]
Trevillion, Stephen Clemmow Private, Hampshire Regiment & Labour Corps 31 May 1898 Oct 2000 (102) [5]WO372/20[204]
Wagstaff, Arthur Private, 2/4th & 1/4th Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment) 12 May 1897 Aug 2000 (103) Went ‘over the top’ at the Battle of the Somme. Later wounded.[12][205]
Wallis, Walter Private, 4th (Pioneers) Coldstream Guards 14 Oct 1898 Jan 2000 (101) Last known Great War veteran of the Coldstream Guards. Enlisted at 17. Fought on the Western Front.[206][207]
Wallworth, Wilfred Private, Prince of Wales’s Volunteers (South Lancashire Regiment) & Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers 27 Jul 1898 Aug 2000 (102) Last known Great War veteran of the South Lancashire Regiment and Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers. Fought at Ypres.[10][208][209]
White, George Edward Private, Cambridgeshire Regiment & Suffolk Regiment 28 Feb 1899 Mar 2000 (101) Last known Great War veteran of the Cambridgeshire Regiment.[10][210]
White, Sidney Harry Private, 2/4th Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment) 31 May 1899 25 Jan 2000 (100) Served in France and taken prisoner by the Germans.[14]
Whitlock, Arthur James Gunner, Royal Field Artillery 16 Oct 1891 19 Apr 2000 (108) Fought on the Western Front.[211][212]
Williams, Percy Herbert Private, 1/5th Northumberland Fusiliers 15 Sep 1899 28 May 2000 (100) Wounded at Fismes, May 1918 and taken prisoner.[12][213]
Williams, Richard Edric Royal Naval Air Service 13 Mar 1900 Mar 2000 (99) Enlisted 1917.[9]ADM 188/626[214]
Wright, William Hayes Able Seaman, Royal Navy 5 Dec 1894 Feb 2000 (105) Enlisted 1907 as a boy rating.[9]ADM 188/667[215]

Remark: a further 282 men old enough to have served in World War I died in 2000 in England & Wales. Their veteran status is not yet confirmed. Scottish and Irish records are not checked either.

longevitydude - January 3, 2010 09:29 PM (GMT)
United States (268 veterans)
Name Born Died Notes
Allen, Nathan 17 May 1894 7 Nov 2000 (106) (Pennsylvania) US Army.[7]
Arnold, J. Leroy c.1896 Apr 2000 (103) (Pennsylvania) Served in France.[3][216]
Axe, Alfred Frederick 30 Apr 1900 10 Aug 2000 (99) (Ohio) Private, US Army.[7]
Azzinaro, Joseph 9 Mar 1895 6 Jun 2000 (105) (New Jersey) Served in France.[3][217]
Bartholomew, Elmer 10 Jun 1899 27 Feb 2000 (100) (Illinois) US Marine Corps. Also a World War II veteran.[7]
Bates, Creed Fulton 13 Jan 1897 21 Feb 2000 (103) (North Carolina) US Army.[7]
Battle, John Bascombe 27 Mar 1897 24 Jun 2000 (103) (North Carolina) US Army.[7]
Becker, Oscar H. 30 Aug 1896 25 Oct 2000 (104) (California) Served in France.[3][218]
Bigger, John W. 22 Dec 1899 3 Jun 2000 (100) (New York) US Army.[219][220]
Bender, Leonard William 27 Sep 1894 3 Oct 2000 (106) (California) Private, US Army. Enlisted September 1918 and still in training when the war ended.[7]
Blakeney, Robert Samuel 1 Aug 1900 15 May 2000 (99) (Washington) Served in France.[3][221]
Blitstein, Michael 4 Nov 1896 26 Aug 2000 (103) (Illinois) US Navy. In training as a wireless operator when the war ended.[222][223]
Blumner, Myron 11 Feb 1900 19 Apr 2000 (100) (Florida) Private, US Army. Enlisted October 1918 and still in training when the war ended.[7]
Bolt, Leland Eddy 16 Jul 1899 18 Mar 2000 (100) (Idaho) Private, US Army.[7]
Bond, Leon H. 9 Jun 1895 15 Mar 2000 (104) (Wisconsin) Served as a telegraphist in the US Navy.[224][225]
Bones, Leigh K. 31 Dec 1895 27 Jan 2000 (104) (Oregon) Served in France.[3][226]
Bourinot, Paul M. 29 May 1900 23 Feb 2000 (99) (Massachusetts) Served in France.[3][227]
Box, James Monroe 12 Dec 1898 12 Aug 2000 (101) (Tennessee) US Army.[7]
Bowman, Mitchell 28 Nov 1898 15 Apr 2000 (101) (Florida) Served in France.[3][228]
Broesler, Walter V. 14 Dec 1896 21 Apr 2000 (103) (New Jersey) Served in France.[3][229]
Brown Jr., Addison H. 11 Oct 1899 15 Jan 2000 (100) (Florida) Served in France.[3][230]
Bryant, Lenster 7 Apr 1897 31 Mar 2000 (102) (North Carolina) US Army.[7]
Burgess, Verne K. 8 Jul 1896 28 Oct 2000 (104) (Illinois) Served in France as a private in the 5th (Red Devils) Division in an anti-aircraft machine gun battalion. En route to the Front when the Armistice was signed and did not see combat.[3][231][232]
Butler, Henry 13 Mar 1894 9 Sep 2000 (106) (Louisiana) Served in France.[3][233]
Caddell, James M. 9 Sep 1899 28 Sep 2000 (101) (California) Served in France.[3][234]
Caldwell, Charlie 22 Jul 1895 6 Mar 2000 (104) (Alabama) Served in France.[3][235]
Campbell, William Hill 26 Jan 1899 3 Jan 2000 (100) (Wyoming) Served in France.[3][236]
Carnevale, Antonio (Tony) 12 May 1898 12 Mar 2000 (101) (Rhode Island) Last known veteran from Rhode Island to have served overseas.[3][237]
Carpenter, Arthur J. 15 Aug 1895 29 Mar 2000 (104) (Ohio) US Army. Served on the Mexican border.[7]
Chapman, Earl Edward 27 Dec 1898 4 Jun 2000 (101) (Arkansas) US Army.[7]
Chappell, J. Harold 31 Dec 1897 27 Apr 2000 (102) (Indiana) US Army.[7]
Christie, Ralph W. 3 Jul 1897 5 Feb 2000 (102) (Oregon) Served in France.[3][238]
Clark, Thomas J. 4 Sep 1896 11 Mar 2000 (103) (Texas) Served in France.[3][239]
Clemons, William 5 Mar 1895 24 Aug 2000 (105) (Georgia) Served in France.[3][240]
Cleveland, Benjamin F. 14 Oct 1896 22 Sep 2000 (103) (New York) US Army.[7]
Collins, Henry 4 Mar 1896 17 Jan 2000 (103) (Tennessee) Served in France.[3][241]
Corley, Cleophus C. 9 Nov 1897 1 Jan 2000 (102) (Iowa) Private, US Army.[7]
Daniel, Isaac M. 20 Feb 1897 7 Oct 2000 (103) (Alabama) Private, US Army.[7]
Davis, Benjamin Alonzo 18 May 1897 21 Jun 2000 (103) (Georgia) US Army.[7]
Davis, Thomas F. 30 Nov 1892 5 Jun 2000 (107) (Massachusetts) Served in France from August 1918 with the 809th Pioneer Infantry, US Army, constructing a hospital at St Nazaire.[3][242][243]
Decorner, Willie 19 Jan 1898 14 Jan 2000 (101) (Mississippi) Corporal, US Army. Enlisted March 1918. Also a World War II veteran.[7]
Deel, Richard D. 8 Jan 1897 17 Dec 2000 (103) (Virginia) Served in France.[3][244]
Deibler, George Edward 8 Mar 1900 29 May 2000 (100) (Pennsylvania) US Army.[7]
Dickson, James 8 Oct 1895 16 May 2000 (104) (Georgia) Served in France.[3][245]
Dieda, Albert J. 8 Jul 1899 9 Apr 2000 (100) (California) Served in France.[3][246]
Dillan, J. Alfred 5 Sep 1898 22 Jan 2000 (101) (Minnesota) Private, US Marine Corps. Enlisted October 1918 and still in training when the war ended.[7]
Doughty, John H. 19 Aug 1899 11 Jan 2000 (100) (Maine) Engineman 1st Class, US Navy. Also a World War II veteran.[7]
Drake, James Ralph 31 May 1897 3 Feb 2000 (102) (South Carolina) US Army. Also a World War II veteran.[7]
Duffy, Joseph Patrick 29 Sep 1896 9 Sep 2000 (103) (New Jersey) US Army.[7]
Dunn, Thomas J. 2 Jul 1899 3 Oct 2000 (101) (Pennsylvania) Served in France.[3][247]
Duprey, Horton J. 9 Mar 1897 12 Sep 2000 (103) (New York) Private, US Army. Also a World War II veteran.[7]
Edwards, Jesse 3 Sep 1899 4 Jan 2000 (100) (Kentucky) US Army.[7]
Englar, Paul W. 29 Jun 1894 18 Sep 2000 (106) (Maryland) Last known veteran from Maryland to have served overseas.[3][248]
Enzminger, Arthur W. 27 Feb 1894 7 Oct 2000 (106) (Nebraska) Served in France.[3][249]
Ezell, Edward Haynie 8 Aug 1896 25 Jun 2000 (103) (Texas) US Navy.[7]
Faris, John I. 1 Feb 1898 23 Jan 2000 (101) (Missouri) Served in France.[3][250]
Farley, John W. 25 Oct 1897 19 Dec 2000 (103) (Ohio) Served in France.[3][251]
Farrar, Andrew C. 17 May 1896 15 Dec 2000 (104) (California) Served in France.[3][252]
Fernandez, Maximiano 1 Feb 1896 24 Mar 2000 (104) (New Mexico) Served in France.[3][253]
Ferraro, Lawrence 8 Apr 1896 23 Mar 2000 (103) (New York) Served in France.[3][254]
Flege, John Blain 2 Apr 1896 12 Mar 2000 (103) (Kentucky) Private, US Army.[7]
Flynn, George H. 19 Oct 1900 3 Aug 2000 (99) (Connecticut) Private, US Army. Also served in World War II and Korea.[7]
Forcier, Edmond 3 Dec 1895 17 Apr 2000 (104) (Massachusetts) Served in France.[3][255]
Ford, Lorenzo 20 Nov 1893 21 Mar 2000 (106) (Louisiana) Served in France.[3][256]
Foster, Ralph L. 1 Jul 1894 20 Jun 2000 (105) (Florida) Served in France.[3][257]
Fountain, Maurice E. 30 Oct 1900 1 May 2000 (99) (Maine) US Army.[7]
Freeman, Charles S. 14 Dec 1894 17 Sep 2000 (105) (New York) Served in France.[3][258]
Freeman, Harley E. 14 Jun 1898 24 Dec 2000 (102) (California) US Army. Also a World War II veteran.[7]
French, Arthur P. 20 Jun 1895 16 May 2000 (104) (Colorado) Served in France from June 1918 in the Medical Corps.[3][259][260]
Friend, Laurence H. 6 Aug 1898 11 Jul 2000 (101) (Florida) Served in France.[3][261]
Frisch, Herbert W. 16 Apr 1898 18 Apr 2000 (102) (Wisconsin) US Army.[262][263]
Gabel, Ernest A. 12 Apr 1899 7 Jun 2000 (101) (Kansas) US Army.[264][265]
Garcia, Eduardo 12 Oct 1898 19 Mar 2000 (101) (New Mexico) Served in France.[3][266]
Garland, Milton W. 23 Aug 1895 20 Jul 2000 (104) (Pennsylvania) US Navy. Later a pioneer in refrigeration engineering.[267][268]
Gebhardt, Willis H. 12 Jul 1896 14 Sep 2000 (104) (California) US Navy.[269][270]
Geister, Raymond G. 19 Oct 1894 6 Feb 2000 (105) (Illinois)[271][272]
German, Homer S. 9 Dec 1895 27 Jul 2000 (104) (Florida) Served in France.[3][273]
Gibson, Leland S. 17 Oct 1898 15 Mar 2000 (101) (Georgia) Served in France.[3][274]
Gilbert, Guy H. 8 Sep 1896 29 Jan 2000 (103) (Washington) Served in France.[3][275]
Gilbert, Junia 18 Mar 1896 25 Nov 2000 (104) (California) Served in France.[3][276]
Gilbert, William C. W. 15 Nov 1899 28 Feb 2000 (100) (New Jersey) Private, US Army. Enlisted April 1918.[7]
Gillam, Jfestus 30 Jul 1896 19 Jun 2000 (103) (California) Electrician 3rd Class, US Navy. Enlisted July 1917.[7]
Gillum, Dan 2 Feb 1892 31 Jan 2000 (107) (Texas) Private, US Army. Enlisted June 1918.[7]
Ginsburg, David 18 Apr 1898 17 Mar 2000 (101) (New York) Served in France.[3][277]
Goldenberg, Ray Benjamin 19 Mar 1899 5 Dec 2000 (101) (New York) Served in France.[3][278]
Goodman, Elves L. 26 May 1894 12 May 2000 (105) (Missouri) Sergeant, US Army. Served on the Mexican border.[7]
Goodyear, Marvin Paulsen 13 Apr 1897 2 Aug 2000 (103) (California) US Navy. Also a World War II veteran.[7]
Gorseth, Peter 23 Dec 1893 14 Feb 2000 (106) (Washington) Non-combat. Arrived in France on 12 November 1918 and served for 6 months as a veterinarian assistant in Bordeaux.[3][279][280]
Graff, Cletus J. 12 Mar 1899 9 Jan 2000 (100) (Florida) Served in France.[3][281]
Graham, James H. 1 Sep 1894 13 Sep 2000 (106) (Kansas) Served in France.[3][282]
Granaman, Campbell 19 Aug 1894 18 Apr 2000 (105) (Iowa) A member of General Pershing’s honour guard on his arrival in France.[3][283][284]
Grays, Galveston 4 Feb 1897 31 May 2000 (103) (Texas) Private, US Army.[7]
Green, Matthew 25 Dec 1896 17 Jun 2000 (103) (New York) Private, US Army[7]
Greene, Arthur C. 4 Oct 1892 27 Dec 2000 (108) (New York) Served in France.[3][285]
Greenough, Paul E. 31 Jul 1900 16 May 2000 (99) (Pennsylvania) Private, US Army.[7]
Griffin, James M. 4 Dec 1897 30 Sep 2000 (102) (Oregon) US Marine Corps. Also a World War II veteran.[7]
Grizell, Roy 4 Jul 1893 12 Apr 2000 (106) (Mississippi) Served in France.[3][286]
Grizzle, Joseph Edward 25 Aug 1894 20 Jul 2000 (105) (Georgia) US Army.[7]
Haley, Thomas Holt 2 Aug 1900 23 Aug 2000 (100) (Arkansas) US Navy.[7]
Hanson, Melvin W. 30 Dec 1898 27 Dec 2000 (101) (South Dakota) Fireman 2nd Class, US Navy.[7]
Hardison, Dock 29 Aug 1894 19 Mar 2000 (105) (Texas) Private, US Army. Enlisted July 1918.[7]
Harper, Ivan W. 25 Dec 1894 15 Mar 2000 (105) (Arizona) Private, US Army.[7]
Harris, Clarence A. 18 Oct 1897 21 Oct 2000 (103) (Florida) Served in France.
Hartshorne, Charles 5 Jun 1897 9 Oct 2000 (103) (Pennsylvania) Served as a hospital orderly in the US army. Later a prominent philosopher. See entry.
Hawley, Donald Dewey 18 Feb 1898 3 Sep 2000 (102) (South Dakota) Private, US Army. Served in France.[3][287]
Hayden, Norbert E. 28 Sep 1896 13 Jan 2000 (103) (Missouri) Served in France.[3][288]
Hemphill, Charles 23 Jan 1897 29 Jan 2000 (103) (Iowa) Private, US Army.[7]
Henkel, John A. 28 Dec 1895 3 Mar 2000 (104) (Florida) Served in France.[3][289]
Hickman, Luther L. 24 Oct 1897 25 Feb 2000 (102) (Colorado) Served in France.[3][290]
Hironymous, Carlton J. 5 Jun 1899 13 May 2000 (100) (California) US Army.[7]
Hirsch, Steven J. 25 Jan 1895 2 Sep 2000 (105) (California) Served in France.[3][291]
Hobart, Ira Anson 12 Apr 1895 29 Feb 2000 (104) (New York) Private, US Army.[7]
Hof, Gus F. 29 Mar 1899 5 Jun 2000 (101) (Florida) Served in France.[3][292]
Hoffman, Frank F. 17 Sep 1897 13 Feb 2000 (102) (Wisconsin) Seaman 2nd Class, US Navy.[7]
Holasek, Joseph F. 30 Oct 1898 23 Dec 2000 (102) (Texas) Served in France.[3][293]
Holzheimer, Thomas R. 27 Feb 1900 8 Dec 2000 (100) (Connecticut) US Marine Corps.[7]
Houser, Ross A. 28 June 1897 8 Sep 2000 (103) (Ohio) Also a World War II veteran.[294][295]
Howell, Arch 27 Sep 1895 5 Dec 2000 (105) (Oklahoma) Served in France.[3][296]
Hubb, Ewald G. 4 Jun 1897 19 Nov 2000 (103) (Wisconsin) Private, US Army.[7]
Hughes, Jesse L. 9 Jan 1897 30 Sep 2000 (103) (Kentucky) Served in France.[3][297]
Humes, Warren M. 5 Jul 1899 18 Jan 2000 (100) (Connecticut) Served in France.[3][298]
Hundley, Henry Bryant 20 Jul 1896 10 Oct 2000 (104) (Kansas) US Army. [299][300]
Johnson, Norman 26 Jan 1895 17 Jan 2000 (104) (Alabama) Private, US Army[7]
Jones, Henry 10 Mar 1895 24 Aug 2000 (105) (Louisiana) US Army.[7]
Kaddatz, Edward 20 Nov 1898 23 Dec 2000 (102) (Wisconsin) Private, US Army. Enlisted June 1917.[7]
Kilray, William F. 2 Aug 1893 18 Apr 2000 (106) (Florida) US Navy.[7]
Kinisky, James P. 8 Oct 1900 24 Feb 2000 (99) (New York) US Navy. Also a World War II veteran.[7]
Kling, William 30 Aug 1896 27 Dec 2000 (104) (Arizona) Served in France.[3][301]
Kniesley, Willis D. 8 Jun 1898 17 May 2000 (101) (Michigan) Enlisted 1917 and fought with the 1st Division, US Army at Sommerville, Ansauville, Cantigny, Montdidier-Noyon, Aisne-Marne, Saizerais, St. Mihiel and the Argonne. Awarded the Croix de Guerre.[3][302][303]
Knosp, Jacob 23 Feb 1900 6 Oct 2000 (100) (New York) US Navy. Also a World War II veteran.[7]
Kohlars, Dorothy 22 Aug 1895 6 Mar 2000 (104) (Washington) Served as a nurse in the US Nurse Corps on the Western Front 1918.[304]
Krantz, Frank Joseph 19 Jun 1894 13 Jan 2000 (105) (California) Private, US Army. Enlisted December 1917.[7]
Kunz, Samuel W. 18 Jan 1898 16 Dec 2000 (102) (California) Served in France.[3][305]
Latson, Ralph J. 14 Sep 1895 13 Dec 2000 (105) (California) Enlisted March 1918. Served as a private in Co D, 319th Engineering Unit, 27th Infantry Division building warehouses in Le Havre and Brest.[3][306][307]
Lally, Anthony Stephen 27 Aug 1894 19 Jul 2000 (105) (California) Corporal, US Army. Enlisted February 1918.[7]
Landers, Frank Knoke 11 Apr 1900 21 Jan 2000 (99) (Indiana) US Army.[7]
Lavalley, Leslie E. 5 Apr 1899 19 Feb 2000 (100) (Oregon) Served in France.[3][308]
Leach, Fred W. 15 Oct 1897 29 Jul 2000 (102) (Missouri) Private, US Army.[7]
Leblanc, Frederick J. 11 Aug 1898 27 Jan 2000 (101) (Louisiana) US Army. Also a World War II veteran.[7]
Lerdall, Elmer V. 24 Dec 1895 9 Apr 2000 (104) (Minnesota) US Army.[7]
Lewis, Floyd 14 Aug 1895 27 Jan 2000 (104) (Alabama) Private, US Army.[7]
Lewis, Oscar C. 20 Dec 1892 10 Dec 2000 (107) (Washington) Served in France.[3][309]
Lilley, Roy M. 20 Sep 1899 3 Nov 2000 (101) (Missouri) Served in France.[3][310]
Locke, John R. 10 Feb 1894 11 Jan 2000 (105) (Texas) Served in France.[3][311]
Lyon, Lawrence Bruce (Frosty) 29 Sep 1894 28 Aug 2000 (105) (West Virginia)
Mack, Chris H. 6 Nov 1895 9 Apr 2000 (104) (Washington) Served in France.[3][312]
Mackenzie, George A. 28 Feb 1899 10 Dec 2000 (101) (California) Served in France.[3][313]
Madrick, Frank 28 Mar 1896 11 Apr 2000 (104) (California) Served in France.[3][314]
Mallard, Clinton E. 4 Oct 1901 24 Sep 2000 (98) (North Carolina) Enlisted underage. Served in France.[3][315]
Mallard, C. Eugene 4 Oct 1900 24 Sep 2000 (99) (North Carolina) Seaman 2nd Class, US Navy.[7]
Marbury, Leonard 23 Feb 1900 21 Jul 2000 (100) (Ohio) Served in France.[3][316]
Margarall, Dominick V. 2 Dec 1898 25 Sep 2000 (101) (New York) Private, US Army.[7]
Marshall, Clyde M. 9 May 1893 23 Jan 2000 (106) (Kentucky) Corporal, US Army.[7]
Martelle, Lester Dewey 12 May 1898 18 Mar 2000 (101) (Nebraska) Private, US Army.[7]
Martin, John F. 28 Jun 1899 10 Jul 2000 (101) (Missouri) Private, US Army.[7]
May, Jesse A. 8 Apr 1897 19 Sep 2000 (103) (New Mexico) Drafted August 1918 as a private in a medical unit in 36th Division, US Army but was not in combat.[3][317][318]
McAndrew, Earl Michael 18 Dec 1895 2 Oct 2000 (104) (West Virginia) Seaman 2nd Class, US Navy.[7]
McDonough, John P. 23 Oct 1895 21 Jun 2000 (104) (Arizona) Served in France.[3][319]
McDonough, Michael 7 Oct 1898 19 Aug 2000 (101) (Massachusetts) Served in France.[3][320]
McGowan, Joseph M. 10 Mar 1897 28 Feb 2000 (102) (Florida) Machinist’s Mate 1st Class, US Navy.[7]
McKay, Joseph T. 21 Feb 1892 23 Jun 2000 (108) (Louisiana) Served in France.[3][321]
McMillan, Charles Monroe 12 Feb 1895 19 Jul 2000 (105) (Florida) Served in France.[3][322]
Meadors, George L. 20 Nov 1894 5 Apr 2000 (104) (Texas) Served in France.[3][323]
Medford, Hugh W. 14 May 1898 4 May 2000 (101) (North Carolina) Served in France.[3][324]
Mijal, Anthony 29 Mar 1898 20 May 2000 (102) (Massachusetts) Served in France.[3][325]
Miller, Dudley 3 Nov 1893 24 Jul 2000 (106) (New Jersey) Served in France.[3][326]
Montecalvo, Raffael (Ralph) 2 Mar 1895 1 Feb 2000 (104) (Florida) Served in France.[3][327]
Moore, Joseph L. 17 Apr 1895 30 Mar 2000 (104) (Michigan) Served in France.[3][328]
Moorman, Elmer F. 14 Aug 1897 30 Mar 2000 (102) (Mississippi) Private, US Army.[7]
Morehouse, Henry L. 18 Jun 1899 13 Dec 2000 (102) (Connecticut) Served in France.[3][329]
Morgan, John 13 May 1895 4 Dec 2000 (105) (Virginia) Served in France.[3][330]
Moss, Peodus O. 13 Apr 1893 4 Jul 2000 (107) (Texas) Served in France.[3][331]
Mount, Nathan 9 Aug 1896 27 Aug 2000 (104) (Illinois) Served in France.[3][332]
Nelsen, Gordon L. 30 Dec 1900 22 Nov 2000 (99) (Georgia) Enlisted underage. Served in France.[3][333]
Newhauser, Arthur C. 30 Nov 1897 29 Aug 2000 (102) (Massachusetts) Served in France as a sergeant in the US Army.[3][334][335]
Ochsner, Carl W. 6 Mar 1896 16 Jan 2000 (103) (Florida) Served in France.[3][336]
Oltman, John F. 1 Oct 1896 25 Jan 2000 (103) (Washington) Called to military service at the end of the war but discharged before commencing training.[337][338]
Orsi, Frank 5 Aug 1899 18 Nov 2000 (101) (California)[339][340]
Ostermeier, William H. 8 Jul 1893 7 Jul 2000 (106) (Ohio) Private, US Army.[7]
Parrigin, Ivan F. 19 Apr 1896 14 Sep 2000 (104) (New Mexico) Served in France.[3][341]
Payne, Harry O. 12 Aug 1899 23 Oct 2000 (101) (Washington) Served in France.[3][342]
Perkins, Roscoe D. 12 Nov 1895 28 Jan 2000 (104) (Minnesota) Served in France.[3][343]
Phillips, Lloyd R. 26 Jan 1898 12 Jan 2000 (101) (California) Private, US Army.[7]
Pollard, Richard H. 18 Jan 1898 25 Sep 2000 (102) (Texas) Served in France.[3][344]
Pool, Lester Ray 15 Sep 1895 11 Jan 2000 (104) (Oklahoma) Yeoman 2nd Class, US Navy.[7]
Poole, Ralph 17 Dec 1900 8 Mar 2000 (99) (South Carolina) US Navy.[7]
Prater, Daniel Duff 27 Jun 1895 4 Feb 2000 (104) (Kentucky) Private, US Army.[7]
Price, Ralph W. 12 Dec 1899 7 Apr 2000 (100) (Florida) US Navy. Served aboard USS Solace. Also a World War II veteran.[345][346]
Probst, Pertle Earnest 21 Aug 1896 2 Nov 2000 (104) (Missouri) Private, US Army.[7]
Proske, Frank 16 Dec 1895 23 Sep 2000 (104) (Iowa) Served in France.[3][347][348]
Quilla, Louis A. 10 Nov 1900 29 Feb 2000 (99) (California) Enlisted underage. Served in France.[3][349]
Rabinowitz, Harry W. 14 Jul 1895 10 Nov 2000 (105) (Idaho) Served in France.[3][350]
Rainey Jr., Tom 1 Mar 1896 16 Dec 2000 (104) (Alabama) Served in France.
Rasmussen, Arthur 3 Mar 1896 27 Jan 2000 (103) (Iowa) Served in France.[3][351]
Reinhold, Frank W. 17 Nov 1898 29 Apr 2000 (101) (New Hampshire) US Navy.[7]
Renfrow, Stevens A. 29 Jul 1892 8 Dec 2000 (108) (Mississippi) Served in France.[3][352]
Richburg, Horace 8 Mar 1896 1 Nov 2000 (104) (Alabama) Served in France.[3][353]
Rickert, Glennis H. 23 Feb 1895 18 May 2000 (105) (Pennsylvania) Served in France.[3][354]
Ricklin, Martin 15 Nov 1894 10 Aug 2000 (105) (Florida) Served in France as a medical orderly in the US Army.[3][355][356]
Roehlk, Rudolph F. 11 Nov 1899 4 Sep 2000 (100) (Florida) Enlisted underage. Served in France.[357][358]
Rowe, John E. 2 Jan 1900 30 Nov 2000 (100) (Ohio) US Navy.[7]
Rudd, Roy R. 24 Jun 1900 8 Jun 2000 (99) (Florida) US Army. Served on the Mexican border.[7]
Sandoval, Amadeo 23 Jun 1900 5 Jun 2000 (99) (New Mexico) Private, US Army.[7]
Scerbo, Luigi 23 Apr 1897 7 Dec 2000 (103) (New Jersey) Private, US Army.[7]
Schick, Urban A. 9 Oct 1896 11 Nov 2000 (104) (Missouri) Served in France.[359][360]
Schlink, Louis F. 19 Sep 1895 7 Feb 2000 (104) (Indiana) Served in France.[3][361]
Schmidt, Joseph P. 30 Mar 1893 6 Jan 2000 (106) (South Dakota) Served in France.[3][362]
Schmolinske, Arthur H.E. 6 Jun 1895 18 Nov 2000 (105) (Wisconsin) Served in France.[3][363]
Schnell, Louis John 25 Dec 1895 15 Jan 2000 (104) (Colorado) US Army.[7]
Schoenig, George 3 Jul 1897 12 Oct 2000 (103) (California) Yeoman 1st Class, US Navy. Enlisted July 1918.[7]
Schroll, Russell 23 Aug 1897 29 Apr 2000 (102) (Kansas) Served in France.[3][364]
Schwartz, P. Bryan 9 Nov 1896 1 Apr 2000 (103) (Colorado) Seaman 1st Class, US Navy.[7]
Schwenk, John J. 18 Jul 1899 27 Sep 2000 (101) (New York) Fought in the Muise-Argonne campaign with the 32nd Division, US Army.[3][365][366]
Schwiebert, Ernest G. 17 Oct 1895 10 Mar 2000 (104) (Florida) Lieutenant, US Army.[7]
Scilacci, George 18 Dec 1894 28 Jul 2000 (105) (California)[367][368]
Scott, Thomas V. 14 Aug 1896 5 Jan 2000 (103) (Florida) US Army.[7]
Shamberger, Ralph J. 20 Feb 1900 11 Mar 2000 (100) (Idaho) Private, US Army.[7]
Shumake, John Wesley 20 Mar 1896 3 Jan 2000 (103) (Texas) US Army.[7]
Smiley, Edward L. 29 May 1896 27 Apr 2000 (103) (Massachusetts) Served in France.[3][369]
Snow, Walter 25 Dec 1897 21 Apr 2000 (102) (South Carolina) Private, US Army.[7]
Sowa, Stanley 8 Jan 1896 16 May 2000 (104) (Illinois) Sergeant, US Army.[7]
Squires, Charles W. 14 Jul 1899 15 Aug 2000 (100) (Texas) US Navy.[370][371]
Stagg, Harry P. 1 Oct 1898 6 Feb 2000 (101) (New Mexico) Served in France.[3][372]
Stallings, Virgil V. 25 Aug 1897 18 Feb 2000 (102) (Nebraska) Served in France.[3][373]
Stepina, Charles W. 15 Feb 1897 12 Feb 2000 (102) (Texas) Served in France.[3][374]
Stevens, Robert 19 Apr 1897 13 May 2000 (103) (Mississippi) Served in France.[3][375]
Stoker, Obie 31 Oct 1898 27 Feb 2000 (101) (Texas) Private, US Army. Enlisted December 1916.[7]
Strong, Henry 21 Jan 1896 9 Mar 2000 (104) (Florida) Served in France.[3][376]
Surber, Willie Benjamin 23 Sep 1900 26 Jan 2000 (99) (Louisiana) Corporal, US Army.[7]
Swift, Lawrence M. 28 Jun 1898 5 Sep 2000 (102) (Tennessee) Officer, US Army.[377][378]
Szyperski, Edward Chester 12 May 1897 14 Mar 2000 (102) (Wisconsin) Served in France.[3][379]
Talbott, Harvey E. 11 Feb 1900 26 Mar 2000 (100) (Missouri) Private, US Army.[7]
Talbott, Robert M. 29 Jun 1896 6 Sep 2000 (104) (Maryland) Served in France.[3][380]
Thomas, Robert 19 Feb 1896 16 Jun 2000 (104) (New York) Served in France.[3][381]
Thomas, Willie 18 Nov 1894 24 Mar 2000 (105) (California)[382][383]
Toutonghi, Philippe Elias 1899 Jul 2000 (101) (Washington)
Trautman, Louis M. 17 Dec 1896 24 Mar 2000 (103) (Ohio) Served in France.[3][384]
Turk, Aaron 16 Jan 1897 7 Dec 2000 (103) (Oklahoma) Fireman 3rd Class, US Navy[7]
Underwood, Walter Guy 16 Sep 1900 31 May 2000 (99) (Virginia) Private, US Army.[7]
Unumb, Percival H. 11 Feb 1896 5 Mar 2000 (104) (Minnesota) Served in France.[3][385]
Upchurch, Thomas Walter 29 Nov 1894 24 Jul 2000 (105) (Texas) US Army.[7]
Valla, Axel 27 Jul 1894 18 Sep 2000 (106) (Minnesota) Served in France.[3][386]
Van Heukelom, Bernie 8 Dec 1894 3 Mar 2000 (105) (Iowa) Yeoman 3rd Class, US Navy[7]
Vansickel, Oscar R. 17 Jun 1899 16 Sep 2000 (101) (South Dakota) US Navy. Served aboard USS Vermont transporting troops across the Atlantic.[387][388]
Vasseur, Francis R.D. 11 Aug 1897 18 Aug 2000 (103) (Florida) Served in France.[3][389]
Veluzat, Paul T. 6 Dec 1898 9 Apr 2000 (101) (California) Texas Rangers & US Army. Rode with Pancho Villa and boarded the U-boat that sank The Lusitania.[390][391]
Vogt, Carl William 5 Jan 1900 8 Jan 2000 (100) (Washington) Private, US Marine Corps.[7]
Voorhees, Russell W. 16 May 1898 10 Feb 2000 (101) (Hawaii)[392][393]
Wanamaker, William Wesley 23 Aug 1898 8 Feb 2000 (101) (Virginia) Graduated from West Point in the summer of 1918. Remained in the army until 1949 reaching the rank of Brigadier-General in the Army Corps of Engineers.[394][395]
West, Charles P. 18 Jul 1895 13 Apr 2000 (104) (Pennsylvania) Served in France.[3][396]
West, Ernest Patrick 17 Mar 1896 20 Jun 2000 (104) (Florida) Served in France.[3][397]
Westover, Edwin F. 26 May 1898 22 Mar 2000 (101) (California) Served in France.[3][398]
Wheeler, Chancy G. 5 Jun 1899 28 Jan 2000 (100) (Ohio) Served in France.[3][399]
Wheeler, Glen W. 15 May 1899 16 Jun 2000 (101) (Texas) Private, US Marine Corps. Also a World War II veteran.[7]
White, Carey S. 11 Oct 1900 12 Mar 2000 (99) (Illinois) Enlisted underage. Served in France.[3][400]
Wilcox, John Edwin 27 Sep 1899 26 Jan 2000 (100) (Pennsylvania) Private, US Army[7]
Williams, David H. 27 Mar 1898 9 Jan 2000 (101) (New York) Private, US Army.[7]
Wilson, Alonzo C. 30 Aug 1895 23 Jan 2000 (104) (Idaho) Served in France.[3][401]
Wilson, Samuel 30 Apr 1899 2 Apr 2000 (100) (California) US Army. Enlisted August 1917.[7]
Woesner, Otto Eugene 21 Jan 1892 3 Oct 2000 (108) (California) US Army.[402][403]
Wohlenberg, Fred H. 22 Jul 1900 11 Dec 2000 (100) (California) Private, US Army. Enlisted October 1918 and still in training when the war ended.[7]
Wright, J. Harold 1 Aug 1900 10 Feb 2000 (99) (Illinois) US Army.[7]
Wueger, Charles L. 26 Jul 1897 4 Oct 2000 (103) (Pennsylvania) Private, US Army.[7]
Wyatt, Thomas 20 May 1899 25 Mar 2000 (100) (Indiana) US Army.[7]
Wylie, William Edward 22 Jul 1896 24 Dec 2000 (104) (Missouri) US Navy.[7]
Young, John W. 12 May 1899 4 Jul 2000 (101) (New Jersey) Served in France.[3][404]
Zalewski, Alex 1896 Aug 2000 (104) (Pennsylvania) Served in France.[3][405]
Zelnicker, William S. 12 Oct 1898 11 Oct 2000 (101) (California) Enlisted aged 17. Served in France as a stretcher bearer and ambulance driver with the 26th (Yankee) Division, US Army. Gassed at St Mihiel.[3][406][407]

longevitydude - January 3, 2010 09:29 PM (GMT)
those were the veterans who died in 2000

longevitydude - January 3, 2010 09:32 PM (GMT)
Plotinsky, Hyman 23 Sep 1898 1 Feb 2001 (102) (Massachusetts) Private, US Army. Enlisted July 1919.[9]

a world war one era veteran who died in 2001

longevitydude - January 3, 2010 09:33 PM (GMT)
Australia (9 veterans)
Name Rank/Regiment/Corps Born Died Notes
Baldwin, Cyril Donald Burdett c.1897 11 Aug 2001 (104) [1][5]
Band, August (Augie) Private, 15th Field Co, Engineers, Australian Imperial Force 1896 31 Oct 2001 (105) Enlisted 1915. Served in France as a driver.[1][6]
Burnard, Herbert Henry Lance-Corporal, 32nd & 50th Battalions, Australian Imperial Force 30 Sep 1897 9 May 2001 (103) Enlisted 1917. Served in France.[1][7]
Guinn, Henry George c.1900 22 Feb 2001 (100) Also a World War II veteran.[1][8]
Kerr, John Walter (Jack) Private, 4th Light Horse, Australian Imperial Force 1899 29 Jul 2001 (102) Enlisted 1917. Served in Egypt.[1][9]
Longmore, Roy Lance-Corporal, 2nd Pioneer Battalion, Australian Imperial Force 29 Apr 1894 21 Jun 2001 (107) Enlisted 1915. Fought at Gallipoli and on the Western Front where he was wounded twice.[10]
Mance, Lionel Charles (Charlie) Private, 22nd Battalion, Australian Imperial Force 3 Dec 1900 13 Sep 2001 (100) Enlisted underage in 1917. Fought on the Somme where he was gassed and wounded.[11]
Robinson, Thomas James Private, 4th Australian Corps Cyclist Battalion, Australian Imperial Force Mar 1897 22 Apr 2001 (104) Enlisted 1915. Served in France.[1][12]
Rosser, Harold Walters Private, 39th Battalion, Australian Imperial Force 1896 17 Sep 2001 (105) Enlisted 1916. Fought on the Western Front, wounded three times.[1][13]
[edit] Austria-Hungary (1 veteran)
Name Born Died Notes
Kovacic, Ivan 20 Oct 1898 13 Feb 2001 (102) Last veteran from Slovenia.[2][3]
[edit] Belgium (1 veteran)
Name Rank/Regiment/Corps Born Died Notes
Ooghe, Paul Grenadier, 5th Lancers 17 May 1899 8 Sep 2001 (102) Enlisted aged 16. Believed to be the last Belgian combat veteran.[14][15]
[edit] Canada (10 veterans)
Name Rank/Regiment/Corps Born Died Notes
Allain, Henri Marcel Private, 165th Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force 14 Feb 1897 14 Oct 2001 (104) Enlisted 1916. Served in France behind the front line digging trenches.[16]
Charpentier, Fulgence Private, 2nd Depot Battalion, 2nd Quebec Regiment, Canadian Expeditionary Force 29 Jun 1897 6 Feb 2001 (103) See entry.
Dunsmore, Arthur B. Sergeant, 42nd Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force 14 Sep 1898 21 Jul 2001 (102) Enlisted 1916. Awarded the Military Medal for bravery on the Western Front.[4][17]
Gibbs, William Robert Corporal, 27th Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force 10 Jun 1897 13 Aug 2001 (104) Served in France.[4][18][19]
Johnson, George Frederick Private, 177th Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force c.1900 Apr 2001 (100) Born in England. Enlisted underage. Served in France. Also a World War II veteran.[4][20]
Pitcairn, James Gunner, 52nd Battery, Queen's Artillery, Canadian Expeditionary Force 3 May 1897 2001 (104) Born in Scotland. Enlisted 1916 and served on the Western Front as a layer for an 18 lb gun.[21]
Thorlakson, Stephan Sedford Private, Signals Machine Gun Company, Canadian Expeditionary Force 10 Dec 1897 5 Jan 2001 (103) Enlisted 1915. Served in France as a company runner and dispatcher. Also a World War II veteran.[22]
Tremblay, René 1892 17 Dec 2001 (109)
Tyler, Henry Charles (Harry) 4 Mar 1899 Apr 2001 (102) Born in England. Enlisted underage in 1916. Served in France.[4][23]
Walsh, Lawson Arthur Private, 193rd Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force 14 Feb 1898 Dec 2001 (103) Enlisted 1916. Served in France.[4][24][25]
[edit] France (49 veterans)
Name Born Died Notes
Abescat, Raymond 10 Sep 1891 25 Aug 2001 (109) Served in the 113e RI from 1912-1919. Seriously wounded at Verdun.[5]
Aegerter, Louis 5 Aug 1893 17 Feb 2001 (107) [5]
Armand, Bernard 21 May 1893 1 Dec 2001 (108) [5]
Augade, Casimir 30 Dec 1897 29 Jul 2001 (103) [5]
Ballorain, Eugène 6 Dec 1898 July 2001 (102) [5]
Bastier, Marcel 19 Oct 1899 14 Jun 2001 (101) [5]
Bernon, Léon 15 Sep 1898 2 Apr 2001 (102) Enlisted in the Navy 1917. Served aboard La Gracieuse, patrolling for German submarines.[5]
Boudin, Paul 17 Aug 1899 28 Feb 2001 (101) [5]
Bouchard, Théodore 3 Jun 1898 2 Jan 2001 (102) [5]
Bouqué, Jean 4 Mar 1897 29 Mar 2001 (104) [5]
Brocard, Louis 15 Feb 1898 May 2001 (103) Conscripted 1918 and served on the Western Front.[5]
Cléret, Gustave Louis Alfred 9 Jan 1893 10 May 2001 (108) Born in the USA. Enlisted in 1914 and served on the Western Front as an officer with a Tunisian colonial regiment.[5]
Clerget, Fernand 8 Dec 1900 17 Apr 2001 (100) [5]
Cornic, Augé 3 Jul 1898 22 Sep 2001 (103) [5]
Daigneau, Alexis Prosper Auge 4 Aug 1890 3 Apr 2001 (110) [5]
Daugé, Célestin 29 Sep 1898 25 Sep 2001 (103) [5]
Drut, Henri 10 Jul 1900 12 Jan 2001 (100) [5]
Ducamp, Jean, dit Jérôme 26 Apr 1896 9 Dec 2001 (105) [5]
Epailly, Georges 2 Jun 1899 Mar 2001 (101) Non combat. Completed training and awaiting a posting to the Front when the Armistice declared.[5]
Floret, Pierre 20 Dec 1897 13 Mar 2001 (103) [5]
Fourquet, Jean 23 Jun 1899 18 Sep 2001 (102) Conscripted April 1918. Served in Belgium with a heavy artillery unit for 11 days until the Armistice. Later an honorary professor at The Sorbonne.[5]
Gentet-Garanson, Gaston 22 Jun 1899 10 Sep 2001 (102) [5]
Gérin, Bertin Sep 1896 27 Mar 2001 (104) Sergeant, 92e RI. Fought and wounded on the Western Front.[5]
Gilbin, Gabriel 5 Oct 1897 1 Jul 2001 (103) [5]
Grappe, André 10 Oct 1898 31 Jan 2001 (102) [5]
Guinard, Jean 9 Jul 1899 29 Nov 2001 (102) Conscripted 1917. Gassed.[5]
Houilliez, Louis 31 Oct 1898 14 Sep 2001 (102) [5]
Huon, Jean 27 May 1897 2001 (103) [5]
Jamault, Lucien 13 Jul 1899 13 May 2001 (101) Fought at Ypres 1918. Later an Olympic decathlete.[5]
Jard, Paul 29 Oct 1899 2001 (101) Served as a cook in the Navy.[5]
Jeandot, Lucien Marie Albert 21 Apr 1899 10 Nov 2001 (102) Conscripted 1917. Fought on the Western Front with the 35e RAC.[5]
Joui, René 7 Dec 1896 23 Jan 2001 (104) [5]
Laugier, Victor 28 Sep 1897 11 Jan 2001 (103) [5]
Laxague, Alexis 13 Oct 1899 25 Nov 2001 (102) Served with the Navy.[5]
Leriche, Maxime 14 Jan 1898 22 Apr 2001 (103) [5]
Lointier, René 10 Nov 1899 1 Apr 2001 (101) [5]
Matter, Jacques 1 Aug 1899 2 May 2001 (101) [5]
Milhau, Andre 9 Mar 1900 16 Feb 2001 (100) [5]
Mule, Marcel 24 Jun 1901 19 Dec 2001 (100) See entry.
Pecot, Gaston Jean 3 Oct 1900 20 Apr 2001 (100) [5]
Prévost, René Emile 29 Dec 1898 18 Oct 2001 (102) [5]
Piron, Raymond 17 Mar 1896 23 Nov 2001 (105) Served with 146e, 143e and 137e RI. Fought at the Battle of Verdun and served on the Western Front repairing telephone lines.[5]
Thiriet, Pierre 8 Feb 1897 3 Dec 2001 (104) [5]
Thomas, Marcel André 30 Nov 1899 30 Jan 2001 (101) [5]
Vachey, Lazare 19 Aug 1898 5 Mar 2001 (102) [5]
Vallée, Raymond Jules 31 Jul 1897 22 Mar 2001 (103) Fought at Verdun and Chemin des Dames with the 299e RI. Ended the war with the air force.[5]
Verjat, Robert 28 Sep 1897 17 Dec 2001 (104) [5]
Viala, André Pierre 17 Jun 1899 20 Feb 2001 (101) [5]
[edit] Germany (8 veterans)
Name Born Died Notes
Ballweg, Eugen 3 Dec 1895 23 Dec 2001 (106) [6]
Bruehl, Paul 2 Dec 1898 10 Jul 2001 (102) Died in the USA.[26]
Gluck, Louis 14 Nov 1899 24 Apr 2001 (106) Born Alsace-Lorraine. Conscripted into the German army 1917. Fought on the Western Front in Flanders. Died France.[5]
Hensel, Heinrich 23 Sep 1895 24 Jan 2001 (105) [27]
Jenniches, Josef 29 Apr 1895 31 Jan 2001 (105) [7]
Leyens, Erich 13 Jan 1898 1 Oct 2001 (103) Emigrated to the USA, but died in Germany.[28][29]
Neumann, Otto 15 Sep 1895 18 Dec 2001 (106) [30]
Schwager, Arthur 18 Aug 1895 8 May 2001 (105)
[edit] Italy (2 veterans)
Name Born Died Notes
Desio, Ardito 18 Apr 1897 12 Dec 2001 (104) Fought with the 8th Alpine Regiment. Later a well-known explorer, mountaineer and geologist.[31]
Pettinicchi, Emilio 22 Apr 1899 22 Nov 2001 (102) Died in the USA. Fought for the US in World War II.[32][33]
[edit] New Zealand (2 veterans)
Name Rank/Regiment/Corps Born Died Notes
Blyth, Lawrence M. (Curly) 2nd Lieutenant, 3rd New Zealand (Rifle) Brigade 1896 10 Oct 2001 (105) Enlisted 1916. Fought on the Western Front, present at capture of Le Quesnoy. Remained in army after the war and reached rank of Lt Colonel.[34]
Owen, William Ralph Spencer Private, 2nd New Zealand (Rifle) Brigade 12 Nov 1897 7 Apr 2001 (103) Conscripted 1918 and fought on the Western Front for 6 months, involved in the capture of Le Quesnoy.[8]
[edit] Poland (1 veteran)
Name Born Died Notes
Tarnawski Stefan (Tarło) 1898 9 Nov 2001 (103) Also a veteran of the Polish-Bolshevik War and World War II. Remained in the army and reached the rank of General: [35][36][37][38][39]
[edit] Portugal (1 veteran)
Name Born Died Notes
Gomes, Manuel 20 Feb 1896 Jun 2001 (105)
[edit] Puerto Rico (1 veteran)
Name Born Died Notes
Torres-Maldonado, Primitivo 20 Jan 1900 25 Mar 2001 (101) Private, US Army.[9]
[edit] Russia (1 veteran)
Name Born Died Notes
Karasick, Bernard 31 July 1898 31 Dec 2001 (103) Conscripted 1917. Fought as a machine gunner on the Austrian front. Captured by the Germans but later escaped. Died USA.[40]

longevitydude - January 3, 2010 09:34 PM (GMT)
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland (72 veterans)
Name Rank/Regiment/Corps Born Died Notes
Appleby, Frederick Henry Royal Naval Air Service 14 Aug 1899 Dec 2001 (102) [10][41]
Beer, Sidney Goldsworth Private, 2nd Middlesex Regiment 13 Aug 1898 Feb 2001 (102) Fought on the Western Front for only 3 weeks before being taken prisoner of war.[11][42]
Biggadike, Edward Cecil Private, 4th Dorset Regiment 4 Dec 1899 Jul 2001 (101) Non combat. Posted to Ireland.[11][43]
Billingham, Bernard John G Private, Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment) & Army Service Corps 16 Apr 1897 Aug 2001 (104) [10][44]
Bowmer, William James Driver, Royal Field Artillery 20 Jul 1898 Aug 2001 (103) [10][45]
Bristow, Conrad Philip Flight Sub Lieutenant, Royal Naval Air Service 22 Nov 1899 8 Nov 2001 (101) Last surviving British RNAS pilot.[46][47]
Bulbeck, Edward George Bassett Bandsman, Royal Marines 18 Mar 1897 Nov 2001 (104) Enlisted 1911.[12]ADM 159[48]
Casswell, John Sidney Private, 14th (Fife and Forfar Yeomanry) Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) 15 Nov 1898 Jul 2001 (102) [13]WO372/4[49]
Charlesworth, Frank Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve 11 May 1900 Jan 2001 (100) [14]ADM 337/1-108[50]
Cook, John William Ordinary Seaman, Royal Navy 3 Jun 1900 Apr 2001 (100) Enlisted 1918.[15]ADM 188/825[51]
Colbert, Thomas Henry Private, Durham Light Infantry 25 Dec 1899 May 2001 (101) [13]WO372/4[52]
Cummings, Victor Baden Royal Flying Corps 22 Mar 1900 Apr 2001 (101) Enlisted underage and carried out bombing raids on German positions as a 17 year old.[53][54]
Davey, Walter John Royal Horse Artillery 20 Aug 1897 Dec 2001 (104) Last known Great War veteran of the Royal Horse Artillery.[10][55]
De Courcy-Ireland, Stanley Brian Midshipman, Royal Navy 5 May 1900 Nov 2001 (101) Served on HMS Bellerophon. Veteran of Jutland; witnessed scuttling of German fleet at Scapa Flow. Also a World War II veteran.[56][57]
Dewing, Thomas Alfred Sapper, 34th Signals Co., Royal Engineers 21 Apr 1896 1 Feb 2001 (104) Witnessed the Battle of the Somme as a signaller manning an observation post behind No Man’s Land.[16][58]
Edgley, Reginald Private, Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire Regiment) 1 Sep 1899 Oct 2001 (102) [10][59]
Farrant, Reuben James Private, Royal Marine Artillery 8 Oct 1900 Nov 2001 (101) Non Combat. Enlisted 1 November 1918 and still in training when the war ended.[12]ADM 159[60]
Faux, Marcus Private, 53rd (Young Students) Rifle Brigade 7 May 1900 Aug 2001 (101) Enlisted May 1918 and still in training when the war ended.[11][61]
Felstead, Bertie Charles Private, 15th Welsh Fusiliers (1st London Welsh) 28 Oct 1894 22 Jul 2001 (106) Last known Great War veteran of the Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Enlisted 1914. Wounded at the Battle of the Somme. Last surviving participant of 1915 Christmas Truce.[62][63]
Ferris, Harold Lyle V Royal Naval Air Service 5 Dec 1899 Sep 2001 (101) Enlisted 1917.[15]ADM 188/638[64]
Finbow, John Private, East Surrey Regiment 8 Nov 1899 Jan 2001 (101) [10][65]
Fleming, Leonard Harry Private, Queen’s Own (Royal West Kent Regiment) & Royal Sussex Regiment 10 Jan 1899 Feb 2001 (102) [13]WO372/7[66]
Foulkes, Vincent James Lance-Corporal, 1/4th East Yorkshire Regiment 25 Jun 1899 Aug 2001 (102) [13]WO372/7[67]
Freeman, Emmanuel Middlesex Regiment 23 Nov 1897 Feb 2001 (103) [10][68]
Gall, Albert Edward G Private, Norfolk Regiment 23 Mar 1898 Feb 2001 (102) [13]WO372/7[69][70]
Getty, Jessie Nurse, Voluntary Aid Detachment 27 Mar 1894 14 Dec 2001 (107) Last surviving Irish female veteran of World War I.[71][72]
Giles, Maurice 2nd Lieutenant, Royal Flying Corps 10 Nov 1899 Mar 2001 (101) Non combat. In training as a pilot when the war ended.[73][74]
Goodburn, Albert James Private, Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment) 20 Dec 1899 Dec 2001 (101) [13]WO372/8[75]
Goodwin, Alexander Royal Naval Air Service 13 Aug 1899 May 2001 (101) Enlisted 1917.[15]ADM 188/630[76]
Goring, Percy George Sapper, 54th Field Co, Royal Engineers 19 Dec 1894 27 Jul 2001 (106) Born in London, died Australia. Last surviving British veteran of Gallipoli.[77]
Hall, John Lawrence East Surrey Regiment 30 Jun 1898 Jun 2001 (102) Last known Great War veteran of the East Surrey Regiment.[10][78]
Hardy, Henry Leslie (Bert) Stoker, Royal Navy 16 Dec 1899 Mar 2001 (101) Enlisted 1917.[15]ADM 188/963[79]
Harvey, Harry Royal Naval Air Service 13 Oct 1899 Aug 2001 (101) Enlisted 1918.[15]ADM 188/640[80]
Hatcher, William George R Private, Middlesex Regiment & Machine Gun Corps 27 Oct 1897 Nov 2001 (104) [10][81]
Hazell, Albert Augustus Ordinary Seaman, Royal Navy 17 Jan 1900 Jun 2001 (101) Enlisted 1918.[15]ADM 188/824[82]
Hill, Stanley Private, Gloucestershire Regiment & Army Service Corps 25 Apr 1898 Jan 2001 (102) [10][83]
Hilliard, Albert William Gunner, Royal Garrison Artillery 8 Dec 1899 10 Jan 2001 (101) [13]WO372/9[84]
Hilton, Edgar Ordinary Seaman, Royal Navy 24 Sep 1900 Dec 2001 (101) Enlisted 1917.[15]ADM 188/805[85]
Holloway, Frederick Walter Artificer, Royal Navy 28 Aug 1900 Jul 2001 (100) Enlisted 1918.[15]ADM 188/1085[86]
Holton, Edward Private, Army 30 May 1898 Jul 2001 (103) [13]WO372/10[87]
Hudson, James Alfred Private, 8th Queen’s Own (Royal West Kent Regiment) 10 Mar 1898 11 Jun 2001 (103) Enlisted underage. Fought at Mons, Arras and Ypres.[13]WO372/10[88][89]
Hughes, David Davies Royal Flying Corps 13 Apr 1899 Mar 2001 (101) [10][90]
Ireland, David Private, 3rd Highland Cyclist Battalion & Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) c. 1898 Jun 2001 (c. 103) Dispatch rider. Fought at Arras, twice wounded. Severely shellshocked; admitted to a psychiatric hospital in 1924 and never left.[91]
Keir, Fred Private, Machine Gun Corps 19 Oct 1899 7 Dec 2001 (102) Enlisted aged 16. Fought on the Western Front and in Italy.[13]WO372/11[92][93]
Kimber, Leonard Stanley Private, Hampshire Regiment & Royal Defence Corps 16 Feb 1900 31 May 2001 (101) Last known Great War veteran of the Hampshire Regiment. Served in India.[13]WO372/11[94][95]
Lawson, Henry Private, 52nd (Graduated) West Yorkshire Regiment 25 Jul 1899 Nov 2001 (102) Non combat. Enlisted 1917 but never posted overseas until serving in the army of occupation 1919.[11][96]
Littler, Henry Ordinary Seaman, Royal Navy 3 Jun 1899 May 2001 (101) Enlisted 1917.[15]ADM 188/801[97]
Luce, Frank Henry Private, London Regiment & King’s Royal Rifle Corps 3 Feb 1900 Aug 2001 (101) Last known Great War veteran of the K.R.R.C.[13]WO372/12[98]
McCormack, Leo Patrick Driver, Royal Field Artillery 2 Jul 1897 Mar 2001 (103) [13]WO372/12[99][100]
Middleton, Clifford Victor Merchant Navy 15 Feb 1897 9 Jan 2001 (103) Sunk twice by Germans in the Atlantic. Also a World War II veteran with the Royal Indian Navy.[101][102]
Miller, Harry Max Acting Sergeant, King’s Own (Yorkshire Light Infantry) 25 Feb 1899 Jan 2001 (101) Last known Great War veteran of the Yorkshire Light Infantry.[10]
Miller, Joseph William Private, Royal Marines Light Infantry 6 Jun 1900 Feb 2001 (100) Enlisted at 16. Also a World War II veteran.[103][104]
Moncini, Donald Private, Young Students Battalion 3 Nov 1899 Apr 2001 (101) [13]WO372/14[105]
Murden, Edward John Private, Army 11 Jan 1899 Jul 2001 (102) [13]WO372/14[106]
Nelson, William Ernest Private, 2nd North Riding Volunteer Regiment 22 Aug 1899 Dec 2001 (102) [11][107]
Parsler, Henry Royal Naval Air Service 10 Dec 1899 Jan 2001 (101) Enlisted 1917.[15]ADM 188/636[108]
Puddick, Vivian Harry L Sapper, Royal Engineers & 247th-249th Field Co, 63rd (Royal Naval) Division 2 Feb 1898 Aug 2001 (103) Last known Great War veteran of the Royal Naval Division.[13]WO372/14[109]
Rabin, Arthur William Private, London Regiment 10 Apr 1895 Jan 2001 (105) [13]WO372/16[110]
Rimmer, Albert Edward (Ted) Private, 2/6th Kings (Liverpool Regiment) 10 Sep 1898 Oct 2001 (103) An infantry scout who fought at the 3rd Battle of Ypres and Passchendaele.[111][112]
Rough, James Frederick Private, Northumberland Fusiliers & Labour Corps 13 Apr 1898 Feb 2001 (102) Last known Great War veteran of the Northumberland Fusiliers.[10][113]
Savage, Septimus Private, 10th West Yorkshire Regiment 8 Oct 1898 17 Jun 2001 (102) Enlisted underage and fought in the Battle of the Somme. Wounded at Albert. Died in Canada.[114]
Sexton, Frederic Braemar, W Lieutenant, Devonshire Regiment & Army Service Corps 15 Nov 1898 Nov 2001 (102) Last known Great War combat veteran of the Devonshire Regiment.[10][115]
Sheppard, James Private, Royal Marines Light Infantry 11 Dec 1900 Dec 2001 (100) Enlisted July 1918 and still in training when the war ended.[12]ADM 159[116]
Sinclair, John Royal Artillery 21 Aug 1898 Apr 2001 (102) [10][117]
Slade, Richard Private, Oxfordshire & Buckinghamshire Light Infantry 2 Jun 1897 Mar 2001 (103) Last known Great War veteran of the Ox & Bucks Light Infantry.[10][118]
Spriggs, Thomas Yates Private, 55th Division, Machine Gun Corps 2 Jul 1897 Feb 2001 (103) Fought in the 3rd battle of Ypres, Passchendaele and Cambrai where he was captured by the Germans.[119][120]
Stanley, Evelyn Mary Women's Royal Army Corps & Royal Horse Artillery 17 Jul 1898 Nov 2001 (103) [10][121]
Trenowden, Francis James Royal Naval Air Service 16 Aug 1899 23 Jul 2001 (101) Enlisted 1917.[15]ADM 188/631[122]
Tomkins, Josiah William Ordinary Seaman, Royal Navy 3 Feb 1900 Dec 2001 (101) Enlisted 1918.[15]ADM 188/816[123]
Tomkins, Robert Henry S Private, Royal Warwickshire Regiment 6 Aug 1899 Jan 2001 (101) Last known Great War veteran of the Royal Warwickshire Regiment.[13]WO372/20[124]
Walters, William Lance Corporal, Queen’s Own (Royal West Kent Regiment) 6 Dec 1896 Dec 2001 (105) Enlisted in 1914. Fought on the Western Front (wounded) and with Mediterranean Expeditionary Force.[125][126]
Wiggins, William Kenneth Private, London Regiment, Essex Regiment & Royal Engineers 12 Nov 1895 Aug 2001 (105) [13]WO372/21[127]

longevitydude - January 3, 2010 09:35 PM (GMT)
United States (161 veterans)
Name Born Died Notes
Allen, Carl M. 28 Jan 1893 8 Dec 2001 (108) (Massachusetts) Non combat. Served in France at a laboratory disarming unexploded bombs and testing nerve gas.[128]
Ballman, James E. 24 Dec 1900 22 Jun 2001 (100) (Florida) Corporal, US Army.[9]
Barkas, Thomas c. 1895 2001 (106) (Louisiana) Served in France.[129]
Beerman, Walter D. 13 Mar 1893 3 Mar 2001 (107) (Florida) Served in US Navy. A machine gun instructor.[130]
Beeson, James W. 19 Dec 1899 23 Mar 2001 (101) (Florida) US Army.[131][132]
Bell, Norman Edward 26 Jul 1899 15 Apr 2001 (101) (California) US Army.[9]
Bennett, Charles W. 23 Sep 1898 1 Jan 2001 (102) (New York) Served in France.[17][133]
Beymer, Chester H. 18 Nov 1898 13 Feb 2001 (102) Fresno (California) Served in France.[17][134]
Blauser, Charles W. 3 Aug 1897 23 Apr 2001 (103) (Pennsylvania) Served in France.[17][135]
Boner, Harvey L. 20 Jan 1897 5 Jun 2001 (104) (Wyoming) Last known veteran from Wyoming to have served overseas.[17][136]
Bowen, Herbert W. c.1900 Nov 2001 (101) (Maryland) Served in France.[17]
Brice, Thomas Frank 20 Dec 1895 1 Jan 2001 (105) (Tennessee) Served in France.[17][137]
Brookmyer, Lloyd E. 21 Nov 1898 30 Jan 2001 (102) (Pennsylvania) Private, US Army[9]
Buckner, Charles Madison 12 Sep 1898 7 Jul 2001 (102) (Missouri) Private, US Army.[9]
Bucklin, Robert M. 19 Dec 1896 7 Feb 2001 (104) (Minnesota) Private, US Army. Enlisted August 1918.[9]
Busekrus, Harvey E. 2 Sep 1898 18 May 2001 (102) (Missouri) Private, US Army.[9]
Caporizzo, Felix A., 11 Nov 1895 10 Sep 2001 (105) (Massachusetts) Born in Italy and emigrated to the USA as a child. Served in France.
Carter, Leslie Frederick 19 Aug 1898 17 Jul 2001 (102) (New Hampshire) Petty Officer 1st Class, US Navy.[9]
Chapman, Wilmer S. 20 Feb 1895 30 Jul 2001 (106) (Florida) Served in France.[17][138]
Chergosky, Joseph B. 22 Mar 1894 28 Aug 2001 (107) (New York) Served in France.[17][139]
Clark, Douglas Hayes 22 Jul 1899 25 Jul 2001 (102) (Alabama) US Army.[9]
Cohn, Benno 18 Nov 1897 8 Aug 2001 (103) (New York) Served in France.[17][140]
Cole, Jasper E. 5 Oct 1894 12 Sep 2001 (106) (Nebraska) US Army.[141][142]
Conley, Milford 24 Apr 1899 6 Nov 2001 (102) (Ohio) Served in France.[17][143]
Conway, Harold Joseph 7 Nov 1900 16 Apr 2001 (100) (Virginia) US Army. Also served in World War II and Korea, reaching the rank of Colonel.[9]
Cook, Ossie 15 Oct 1894 23 Jul 2001 (106) (Georgia) Served in France.[17][144]
Cooper, Donald 30 Oct 1895 14 Jun 2001 (105) (Georgia) Served in France.[17][145]
Crain, Doc Frank 23 Feb 1899 11 Dec 2001 (102) (Texas) Private, US Army.[9]
Crittenden, Roy J. 30 Jul 1900 25 Jan 2001 (100) (Texas) Enlisted underage in 1917. Wounded whilst serving in France loading ammunition.[17][146][147]
Czolgacz, Charles Leonard 17 May 1900 17 Feb 2001 (100) (California) Private, US Army.[9]
Deckard, George W. 17 Nov 1896 13 Sep 2001 (104) (Tennessee) Fought on the Western Front with US Army. In My Great Uncles own words, "I never saw combat, on the day I was to go to the front line, that morning the cease fire began. I never had to fire my gun in anger." George W Deckard Nov 1996 100th Birthday get together, Deckard Family Reunion.

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Denesha, Forest 22 Nov 1894 18 Dec 2001 (107) (New York) Served in France.[17][149]
Dietzman, William Paul 14 Aug 1898 16 Apr 2001 (102) (New Jersey) US Navy. Served as a gunner aboard USS Harrisburg, making several Atlantic crossings.[17][150][151]
DiSandro, Severino (Sam) 12 Feb 1895 10 May 2001 (106) (Rhode Island). Born in Italy. Non-combat. Drafted into the US Army as a carpenter in an aircraft factory.[152][153]
Dixson, Manuel 8 Aug 1897 19 Sep 2001 (104) (Louisiana) Private, US Army.[9]
Donovan, Joseph L. 26 Apr 1899 9 Nov 2001 (102) (Florida) Served in France. Also World War II veteran.[17][154]
Doran, Charles E. 18 Aug 1894 14 Feb 2001 (106) (South Dakota) Last known veteran from South Dakota to have served overseas.[17][155]
Drewelow, George W 16 Dec 1897 (Oregon) Corporal, US Army. Enlisted May]]1917.[9]
Dunn, William R. 27 Apr 1900 22 Jul 2001 (101) (Massachusetts) Served in France.[17][156]
Dunton , James G. 10 Nov 1899 17 May 2001 (101) (Virginia) Served in France as a sergeant in the US Army Ambulance Corps. Also a World War II veteran.[17][157][158]
Eichler, Francis H. (Frank) 11 Oct 1897 29 Nov 2001 (104) (California) Served briefly in France as a sergeant in the 548th Engineers, 5th Engineering Logistic Regiment, US Army.[17][159][160]
Ekiss, Ivon Carl 8 Nov 1894 27 Jul 2001 (106) (Colorado) Private, US Army.[9]
Elliott, Lewis Beall 1 Sep 1897 10 Feb 2001 (103) (Texas) Sergeant, US Army[9]
Ellner, Bernard J. 7 Aug 1897 10 Mar 2001 (103) (Texas) Pharmacist’s Mate 3rd Class, US Navy. Enlisted June 1918.[9]
Erger, Benjamin D. 16 Oct 1899 4 Sep 2001 (101) (Arizona) Last known veteran from Arizona to have served overseas.[17][161]
Fabricius, Hans 5 Nov 1897 12 Mar 2001 (103) (Idaho) Private, US Army.[9]
Folk, Jesse 28 Nov 1898 28 Apr 2001 (102) (Missouri) Served in France.[17][162]
Folks, James N. 19 Oct 1897 20 Jan 2001 (103) (Michigan) US Army.[163][164]
Foor, Forrest L. 20 Dec 1896 18 Jan 2001 (104) (California) Served as an instructor in the US Navy.[165][166]
Fredey, Richard 23 Mar 1901 28 Dec 2001 (100) (New York) Enlisted underage and served in France with the US Marine Corps. Also a veteran of World War II and the Korean War.[17][167][168]
Fuller, Jack G. 7 Mar 1895 4 Jan 2001 (105) (California) Served as aide-de-camp to General Hugh Johnson in World War I, and chief veterinarian of the China-Burma-India theatre during World War II. Retired from the army in the rank of Colonel in 1950.[169][170]
Gardner, Floyd S. 22 May 1901 19 May 2001 (99) (California) Enlisted underage. Served in France.[17][171]
Garman, Lloyd E. 30 Apr 1892 24 May 2001(109) (Kansas)[172][173]
Green, John R. 15 Jun 1898 22 Jun 2001 (103) (Pennsylvania) US Army.[9]
Griesner, William 28 May 1895 4 Apr 2001 (105) (California) Served in France.[17][174]
Gunderson, Harry 2 Sep 1898 18 Nov 2001 (103) (New Mexico) Served in France.[17][175]
Hall, Robert Henry 12 Aug 1898 14 May 2001 (102) (New York) Private, US Army.[9]
Harries, John H. 23 Feb 1894 26 Apr 2001 (107) Oklahoma) Served in France from May 1918 as a 2nd Lieutenant, 33rd Infantry Division, US Army.[17][176][177]
Harrison, Robert B. 15 Aug 1898 18 Jul 2001 (102) (New Hampshire) Last known veteran from New Hampshire to have served overseas.[17][178]
Harvey, John Guy 29 Dec 1896 5 Feb 2001 (104) (Texas) US Army.[9]
Harycki, Stanley 10 Jan 1898 31 Jan 2001 (103) (Wisconsin) Served in France.[17][179]
Heap, George 13 May 1896 26 Mar 2001 (104) (Pennsylvania) Served in France.[17][180]
Heatly, Johnie 10 Jun 1894 8 Oct 2001 (107) (Louisiana) Private, US Army. Enlisted April 1918.[9]
Hess, Walter Eugene 26 Jul 1899 8 Jul 2001 (101) (Florida) Seaman 1st Class, US Navy.[9]
Hicks, Lee Roy 7 Dec 1898 30 Nov 2001 (102) (Alabama) Served in France.[17][181]
Hill, Ernest R. 27 Nov 1896 11 Feb 2001 (104) (Arkansas) Private, US Army.[9]
Hill, Howard J. 15 Aug 1894 2 Feb 2001 (106) (Florida) Served in France.[17][182]
Holbrook, Rufus S. 24 Sep 1897 22 Mar 2001 (103) (Illinois) Non-combat.[183][184]
Hooker, William Raymond 10 Mar 1899 10 Apr 2001 (102) (Iowa) US Army.[9]
Hosley, Charles R. 22 Nov 1898 6 Jun 2001 (102) (Kansas) Served in France.[17][185]
Huff, Clement H. 4 May 1899 13 Feb 2001 (101) (New York) Private, US army. Also a World War II veteran.[9]
Hulse, Minard Edwin 16 Dec 1895 12 Jun 2001 (105) (Illinois) Served in France.[17][186]
Johnsen, Alvin L. 4 Feb 1896 7 Jun 2001 (105) (Nebraska) Served in France.[17][187]
Jones, William Edward 23 Mar 1895 23 Aug 2001 (106) (Maryland) Private, US Army.[9]
Kane, Thomas J. 12 Oct 1900 6 May 2001 (100) (New York) Private US Army. Enlisted underage in May 1917.[9]
Kennedy, Stephen 6 Apr 1896 28 Oct 2001 (105) (South Carolina) Last known veteran from South Carolina to have served overseas.[17][188]
Kirk, Herbert S. 2 Oct 1895 3 Oct 2001 (106) (Montana) Pilot in the US Naval Air Service flying reconnaissance and bombing missions over the English Channel searching for German submarines.[17][189][190]
Lacroix, Hiram 21 Aug 1893 16 May 2001 (107) (North Carolina) Last known veteran from North Carolina to have served overseas.[17][191]
Lalond, Charles 26 Apr 1897 14 Nov 2001 (104) (North Dakota) Non combat. Stationed at Camp Grant, Illinois where he had charge of 130 mules.[192][193]
Lee, Andrew 16 Dec 1894 18 Oct 2001 (106) (California) Private, US Army. Son of a slave. Enlisted 1918. Served in France tending the horses and mules that transported supplies to the Front.[194][195]
Lesesne, Eugene 19 Nov 1897 2 Feb 2001 (103) North Carolina) Served in France from July 1918 with the 331st Labor Battalion, US Quartermaster Corps.[17][196][197]
Lewis, Edwin L. 11 May 1895 6 Aug 2001 (106) (Illinois) US Navy. Served as a stoker aboard USS Ohio and USS Stringham.[198][199]
Lewis, Walter E. 5 Jun 1895 4 May 2001 (105) (Florida) Served in France.[17][200]
Maddex, Vincil L. 19 Feb 1896 6 Dec 2001 (105) (Oklahoma) Served in France.[17][201]
Mansfield, Michael Joseph 16 Mar 1903 5 Oct 2001 (98) (Washington) Navy veteran having enlisted aged 14; joined the army and US Marines after the war. Later Democratic Majority Leader in the US Senate. See entry.
Marks, Virgil M. 17 Mar 1894 19 Jun 2001 (107) (Illinois) Fought in the battle of the Argonne Forest as a private with Co H, 28th Division, 111th Infantry Regiment, US Army.[17][202][203]
Marston, Sheldon 2 Nov 1897 1 Nov 2001 (103) (Michigan) Served in France.[17][204]
Marthinson, Olaf E. 14 May 1896 12 Mar 2001 (104) (Connecticut) Enlisted in the National Guard in 1915. His unit became 113th US Infantry in 1917 and was dispatched to France, but Marthinson was sent to officer training and did not see combat. Ended the war in the rank of Lieutenant.[205][206]
Maule, Reuel David 6 Oct 1896 11 Jan 2001 (104) (Idaho) Served in the US Navy 1917-1919.[207][208]
McDowell, Phillip 6 Jan 1898 19 Oct 2001 (103) (Indiana) Served in France.[17][209]
McCray, Carl A. 20 Sep 1898 22 Mar 2001 (102) (West Virginia) Served in France.[17][210]
McKinley, Lee Carrington 1 Aug 1898 1 Jul 2001 (102) (Missouri) Served in France.[17][211]
Medina, Jose A. 26 Feb 1895 12 Feb 2001 (105) (Colorado) Served in France.[17][212]
Mendow, Hiram Zaph 6 Sep 1893 11 May 2001 (107) (Minnesota) Non-combat. Served in the US Army ferrying aircraft around the US. Later a prominent lawyer, defending Al Capone.[213][214]
Miller, Frank 20 Mar 1897 5 Feb 2001 (103) (New Jersey) Served in France.[17][215]
Miller, Harry H. 5 Feb 1898 13 Sep 2001 (103) (Ohio) Served in France.[17][216]
Mills, Frank T. 30 Apr 1891 20 Mar 2001 (109) (Pennsylvania) Non-combat. Enlisted in US Army but discharged due to ill health.[217][218]
Mills, Henry J. 1 Jun 1895 25 May 2001 (105) (West Virginia) Fought on the Western Front as a private in the 42nd ‘Rainbow’ Division, US National Guard.[17][219][220]
Molcar, Charles 11 Feb 1896 16 Apr 2001 (105) (Illinois) Served in France as a machine-gunner with an artillery unit.[221][222]
Moore, Abe Parker 9 Jul 1900 28 Jan 2001 (100) (Mississippi) US Navy. Also a World War II veteran.[9]
Moyer, Glen A. 20 Jun 1895 16 Apr 2001 (105) (Ohio) Served in France with the US Army. Twin brother of Dale Moyer (see Veterans of World War I who Died in 2004).[223][224]
Mullian, Haroutun 6 Apr 1895 6 Apr 2001 (106) (Michigan) US Army.[9]
Mullins, Archie F. 3 Jan 1895 8 Dec 2001 (106) (West Virginia) Served in France.[17][225]
Mumper, Clarence F. 13 Mar 1899 12 Dec 2001 (102) (Ohio) Served in France.[17][226]
Nargiso, John 6 Jan 1896 27 Jun 2001 (105) (New Jersey) Served in France.[17][227]
Nelson, Walter W. 14 Apr 1892 11 Mar 2001 (108) (Minnesota) Last known veteran from Minnesota to have served overseas.[17][228]
Oresky, Joseph 14 Oct 1895 12 Jan 2001 (105) (New York) Served in France with C Co, 81st (Wildcat) Division, 322nd Infantry Regiment, US Army.[17][229][230]
Osborne, William Clarke 30 Apr 1897 15 Jan 2001 (103) (Kansas) US Army.[9]
Painter, John George 20 Sep 1888 1 Mar 2001 (112) (Tennessee) Served in Battery D, 115th Artillery Battalion, US Army, on the Western Front hauling ammunition and supplies to the front line. See entry.
Perry, Charles E. 12 Nov 1896 1 Oct 2001 (104) (Connecticut) US Army. Also served in World War II in the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel.[9]
Pettit, Roy C. 30 May 1893 26 Dec 2001 (108) (Illinois) Last known veteran from Illinois to have served overseas.[17][231]
Pifer, Raymond 7 Jan 1893 17 Apr 2001 (108) (Ohio) Served in France.[17][232]
Pizzuti, Philip V. (William V Perry) 23 Oct 1900 26 Mar 2001 (100) (Massachusetts) US Navy.[9]
Pratt, Ernest J.H. 18 Mar 1896 24 Apr 2001 (105) (Connecticut) Last known veteran from Connecticut to have served overseas.[17][233]
Prieste, Hal Haig (Harry) 23 Nov 1896 19 Apr 2001 (104) (New Jersey) Later an Olympic diver. [234]
Reno, Seiber 25 May 1900 22 Mar 2001 (100) (Michigan) Served in France.[17][235]
Ritenour, William J, 18 Jan 1900 11 Mar 2001 (101) (Iowa) Corporal, US Army.[9]
Roberts, Fred N.W.N. 20 Mar 1896 3 Sep 2001 (105) (California) Served in France.[17][236]
Robinson, Oren P. 13 Mar 1900 24 Aug 2001 (101) (Michigan) Served in France.[17][237]
Roseto, Carmine 27 Sep 1897 26 Oct 2001 (104) (New York) Served in France.[17][238]
Ross, Charles R. 2 Jul 1896 13 Dec 2001 (105) (Kansas) Private, US Army.[9]
Ruf, Charles A. 15 Mar 1900 18 Mar 2001 (101) (California) Served in France.[17][239]
Rusk, Clarence 11 July 1897 19 Dec 2001 (104) (Kansas) Non combat. Enlisted 1918 and had just completed training with 205th Co, US Army, when war ended.[240]
Scharmer, Otto E. 27 Aug 1895 26 May 2001 (105) (Michigan) Served in France.[17][241]
Schmoe, Floyd W. 21 Sep 1895 20 Apr 2001 (105) (Washington) Served in France with the Red Cross as an ambulance driver and stretcher bearer.[242][243]
Schubert, Fred A. 14 Mar 1897 29 Mar 2001 (104) (Michigan) Served in France.[17][244]
Schug, Edgar A. 14 Feb 1899 29 Dec 2001 (102) (Florida) US Army.[245][246]
Scott, Milton C. 14 Jan 1895 8 Aug 2001 (106) (Georgia) Served in France.[17][247]
Sholund, Michael S. 14 Feb 1896 24 Mar 2001 (105) (Washington) Served in France.[17][248]
Smith, Glenn V. 18 Jul 1898 17 Aug 2001 (103) (California) Private, US Army.[9]
Smith, Harvey J. 7 Feb 1901 7 Apr 2001 (100) (Pennsylvania) Enlisted underage. Served in France.[17][249]
Smith, Myles W. 9 Dec 1899 3 Jan 2001 (101) (Wisconsin) US Army.[9]
Smith, Will Charles 1 Jan 1891 19 Apr 2001 (110) (Florida) Fought on the Western Front with the US Army.[250]
Solomon, Alvin R. 3 Mar 1896 21 Jul 2001 (105) (Arkansas) Last known veteran from Arkansas to have served overseas.[17][251]
Soule, Russel V. 30 Sep 1898 14 Mar 2001 (102) (Michigan) Served in France.[17][252]
Spence, Arley Newton 4 Mar 1900 27 Feb 2001 (101) (South Carolina) Private, US Army. Also a World War II veteran.[9]
Spreen, Albert H. 16 Jan 1895 6 Mar 2001 (106) (Texas) Served in France.[17][253]
Staderman, Albert 23 Dec 1900 18 Jul 2001 (100) (Ohio)[254][255]
Stannard, M. Lawrence E. 9 May 1899 20 Jun 2001 (102) (Massachusetts) Served in France.[17][256]
Stephens, Cleveland 25 Apr 1898 5 Mar 2001 (102) (Florida) Private, US Army. Enlisted November 1917.[9]
Stephens, Frank L. 16 Dec 1898 2 Mar 2001 (102) (Texas) Served in France.[17][257][258]
Stone, Harry A. 20 Aug 1899 20 May 2001 (101) (Wisconsin) US Navy.[259][260]
Struthers, Clifton W. 3 Aug 1898 22 Dec 2001 (103) (Iowa) Served in France.[17][261]
Swanson, Nels R Ferdie 5 Oct 1900 13 Jan 2001 (100) (Illinois) Corporal, US Army.[9]
Tibby, Matthew R. 11 Sep 1895 4 Nov 2001 (106) (Pennsylvania) Served in France.
Tillotson, Neil 16 Dec 1898 17 Oct 2001 (102) (Massachusetts) Later invented surgical latex gloves and 'novelty' shaped balloons.[262][263]
Topolewski, John M. 7 Dec 1894 26 May 2001 (106) (Ohio) Served in France.[17][264]
Varney, C. Earl 14 Jun 1896 12 Jun 2001 (104) (Wyoming) Corporal, US Army.[9]
Vernon, Charles 8 Apr 1896 12 Feb 2001 (105) (California) Served in France.[17][265]
Vinger, Martin L. 20 Jul 1901 1 Jun 2001 (99) (Wisconsin) Enlisted underage. Served in France.[17][266]
Weaver, Cyrus Scott Jan 1900 12 Aug 2001 (101) (Tennessee) Served in France.[17][267]
Wentworth, Alton H. 8 Mar 1897 21 Jan 2001 (103) (Florida) Non combat. In training when the war ended.[268][269]
Whatley, Dennis 19 Nov 1895 31 Aug 2001 (105) (California) Served in France as a private in the 135th Infantry Regiment but the Armistice was signed before he saw action.[17][270][271]
White, Hiram 20 Oct 1898 28 Nov 2001 (103) (Florida) Served in France.[17][272]
Whitehead, Cecil P. 11 Nov 1900 26 Apr 2001 (100) (Kentucky) Private, US Army.[9]
Wickersham, Emmett C. 4 Apr 1899 20 Oct 2001 (102) (Iowa) US Army.[273][274]
Wilhelm, Donald E. 24 Nov 1896 11 Oct 2001 (104) (Ohio) Served in France as a POW guard.[17][275][276]
Wilson, Charles C. 2 Apr 1898 12 Aug 2001 (103) (Oregon) Served in France.[17][277]
Wiltgen, Fred J. 21 Feb 1901 23 Mar 2001 (100) (Arizona) Enlisted underage. Served in France.[17][278]
Winters, Arthur W. 14 Mar 1898 26 Aug 2001 (103) (Michigan) Served in France.[17][279]

longevitydude - January 3, 2010 09:36 PM (GMT)
those are the ones who died in 2001

longevitydude - January 3, 2010 09:38 PM (GMT)
Estonia (1 veteran)
Name Born Died Notes
Tilk, Voldemar Georg 23 Dec 1897 26 May 2002 (104) Fought in the Estonian War of Independence Nov 1918 – Feb 1920. Died in Canada.[166][167]
[edit] United States (2 veterans)
Name Born Died Notes
Clayborne, Wesley 9 Apr 1900 15 Oct 2002 (102) (Maryland) US Navy. Enlisted July 1919.[7]
Hoppes, Alice McGuire 14 Mar 1893 26 Nov 2002 (109) (Kentucky) A nurse who served two tours with the US Navy in 1919.[168]



these are ww1 era vets who died in 2002

longevitydude - January 3, 2010 09:38 PM (GMT)
Australia (7 veterans)
Name Rank/Regiment/Corps Born Died Notes
Campbell, Alec William Private, 15th Battalion, Australian Imperial Force 26 Feb 1899 16 May 2002 (103) Last survivor of Gallipoli. Enlisted 1915 aged 16, served at ANZAC Cove loading supplies for six before falling ill. Evacuated and discharged when real age discovered. See entry.
Durston, Raymond George Corporal, General Service Reinforcements, Australian Imperial Force c.1899 19 May 2002 (102) Non combat. Enlisted 1918. Travelled to Europe, but his ship docked in London the day war ended.[4][5]
Jessop-Smith, Kenneth Paul Australian Merchant Navy 12 Jan 1902 14 Oct 2002 (100) Born in Wales. Enlisted aged 15. Also a World War II veteran.[6]
Lockett, John Henry (Jack) Sergeant, Australian Imperial Force 22 Jan 1891 25 May 2002 (111) Enlisted 1916. Fought on the Western Front. See entry.
Munday, John Private, 7th General Service Reinforcements, Australian Imperial Force 1899 5 Dec 2002 (103) Non combat. Enlisted July 1918 and completed basic training, but did not leave Australia.[7]
Sykes, Leslie Robert Ordnance Officer, Royal Australian Navy 3 Dec 1898 19 Jul 2002 (103) Enlisted 1917. Served as a gunnery mechanic.[8]
Whitmore, Albert Ernest Private, 9th Light Horse, Australian Imperial Force 14 Aug 1899 26 Jul 2002 (102) Enlisted 1917. Served in the Middle East. Also a World War II veteran.[9]
[edit] Austria-Hungary (2 veterans)
Name Born Died Notes
Selmair-Selwart, Antonio Franz Theus 9 Jun 1896 2 Nov 2002 (106) Born in Germany, died USA. Served as a Lieutenant in the Austro-Hungarian cavalry. Later a well-known actor. See entry.
Vietoris, Leopold 4 Jun 1891 9 Apr 2002 (110) Born and died in Austria. Later a distinguished mathematician.[10] See entry.
[edit] Belgium (1 veteran)
Name Born Died Notes
Massaer, Elvire 22 Apr 1900 2002 (101) A nurse in the Belgian Army.
[edit] Canada (4 veterans)
Name Rank/Regiment/Corps Born Died Notes
Harlow, Edward H. Petty Officer, Royal Canadian Navy 15 Dec 1899 31 Aug 2002 (102) Non combat. Served aboard HMS Niobe. Died in the USA. [11][12]
Peterson, Robert Alfred Talbot Private, 202nd Infantry (Edmonton Sportsmen’s) Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force 7 Jan 1899 1 Mar 2002 (103) Fought at Vimy Ridge.[1][13]
Preet, Peter Private, 2nd Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force 1899 Dec 2002 (103) Enlisted aged 16 and served on the Western Front as a runner. Gassed but survived.[14]
Smethurst, Alfred Gladstone Private, Canadian Expeditionary Force 3 Feb 1900 21 Apr 2002 (102) Enlisted underage and fought at Vimy Ridge.[1][15]
[edit] France (39 veterans)
Name Born Died Notes
Allaigre, Joannès 17 March 1899 9 Apr 2002 (103) [2]
Alland, René 1 Nov 1898 7 Jan 2002 (103) [2]
Baillif, Jacques 26 Dec 1896 19 Jun 2002 (105) Conscripted 1915. Served with the 1eme Regiment de Zouaves, 39e and 75e RI, and 103e RA.[2]
Bazille, Etienne 20 Dec 1899 Jul 2002 (102) Conscripted 1918. Also a World War II veteran.[2]
Bidaine, Gaston 2 May 1896 1 Feb 2002 (105) Conscripted 1915. Fought on the Somme and at Verdun.[2]
Boméa, Albert 1 Sep 1900 16 Jul 2002 (101) Served in the Navy 1918. Died in the USA.[2]
Bonvalot, André 13 Apr 1897 Sep 2002 (105) [2]
Boué, Alexandre 16 Jun 1898 Mar 2002 (103) [2]
Bourgoin, Raymond 6 Jul 1899 May 2002 (102) [2]
Bourzat, Léon 28 Dec 1896 27 Oct 2002 (105) [2]
Bouscarat, Jean 12 May 1897 17 Aug 2002 (105) [2]
Brinster, Marcel 22 Dec 1899 16 May 2002 (102) [2]
Collay, Joseph Marius 1 Dec 1899 26 Jun 2002 (102) [2]
Conrié, Henri Marie 6 Apr 1899 8 March 2002 (102) [2]
Contié, Jean 8 March 1897 31 Oct 2002 (105) [2]
Coquin, Victor 20 Jun 1896 14 Oct 2002 (106) [2]
Dayon, Théophile Julien 5 Jul 1894 9 Jan 2002 (107) [2]
D'Harboulle, Hilaire François 26 Jan 1893 22 March 2002 (109) Enlisted 1913. Wounded in 1914 on his first day at the Front. Later fought at Verdun and in Salonika.[2]
Dumonteil, Noël Jean Charles 8 Dec 1899 29 Dec 2002 (103) [2]
Filipeau, Léandre 8 Oct 1898 11 Jan 2002 (103) [2]
Gautier, Eugène 19 Oct 1898 4 Dec 2002 (104) Conscripted 1917. Gassed at Vosges, later taken prisoner.[2]
Gayrard, Albert 8 Feb 1898 9 Feb 2002 (104) [2]
Gravelle, René 31 Jan 1898 12 May 2002 (104) [2]
Guerin, Lucien 14 Apr 1899 7 Apr 2002 (102) [2]
Guertault, Louis 6 May 1895 21 Jan 2002 (106) Fought on the Somme and at Picardie and Verdun with 129e RI du Havre. Ended the war as an air mechanic with 2e Groupe d’Aviation.[2]
Igier, Charles Basile 25 Sep 1895 15 Feb 2002 (106) Enlisted 1914. Fought with the 25eme Battalion de Chasseurs on the Somme and Marne. Twice wounded.[2]
Latié, Jean 2 Sep 1894 13 Sep 2002 (108) [2]
Le Meur, Louis 16 Sep 1899 May 2002 (102) Later a well-known comedian. Died in Switzerland.[2]
Lindor, Valentin 17 Feb 1898 2002 (104) [2]
Mabillot, Clotaire 16 March 1897 8 Mar 2002 (104) Conscripted 1916.[2]
Ménétrier, Pierre 12 Mar 1899 24 Apr 2002 (103) [2]
Moritz, Leon 20 Dec 1899 20 June 2002 (102) [2]
Ohnet, Jacques 11 Jan 1899 1 Apr 2002 (103) Conscripted 1918. Served on the Western Front with the 138e and 107e RAL.[2]
Pelika, Joseph 23 Dec 1897 2 Oct 2002 (104) [2]
Pinier, Eugene 17 Dec 1897 2 Oct 2002 (104) [2]
Platret, Louis Alexandre 31 Dec 1895 8 Jan 2002 (106) [2]
Rimbert, Raphaël Evariste 26 Oct 1898 Mar 2002 (103) [2]
Sauvet, Fernand 2 Jul 1899 Jan 2002 (102) Enlisted 1917. Fought on the Somme with the 15e RA de Douai.[2]
Vandaele, Maurice 21 Dec 1898 2002 (103) [2]
[edit] Germany (8 veterans)
Name Born Died Notes
Arkenberg, Frank 8 Sep 1893 22 Dec 2002 (109) Died in the USA.
Bredtschneider, Georg 23 Mar 1892 7 Mar 2002 (109) Oldest Living German man at his death.[3]
Feldmann, Ernst 14 May 1898 9 Jul 2002 (104) [16][4]
Klein, Reinhard 12 Feb 1897 15 May 2002 (105) [17]
Lueking, Joseph 4 Dec 1897 24 Feb 2002 (104) Died in the USA.[18]
Moritz, Léon 20 Dec 1899 20 Jun 2002 (102) Born in Alsace-Lorraine. Conscripted into the German army 1917. Wounded at Cambrai. Died France.[2]
Schinkel, Willy 23 Aug 1896 4 Jun 2002 (105) Marine, fought in the 1916 Battle of Jutland/Skagerrak.[5]
Wissner, Heinrich 3 Dec 1895 25 Oct 2002 (106) Served from May 1916 in France, Russia and Ukraine.
[edit] Italy (3 veterans)
Name Born Died Notes
Graziosi, Horace 23 May 1898 19 Jun 2002 (104) Died in France.[19]
Lampone, Giuseppe 23 Feb 1896 29 Sep 2002 (106) Died in USA.[20][21]
Todde, Antonio 22 Jan 1889 3 Jan 2002 (112) The oldest man in the world at the time of his death. Wounded at Mont Grappa, Northern Italy, on the Austrian Front. See entry.
[edit] Jamaica (1 veteran)
Name Rank/Regiment/Corps Born Died Notes
Clarke, Eugent Private, British West Indies Regiment 1894 2002 (108) Oldest Jamaican veteran.[6]WO372/4[22]
[edit] Philippines (1 veteran)
Name Born Died Notes
Barruga, Timoteo G. 24 Jan 1900 23 Aug 2002 (102) Private, US Army. Also a World War II veteran.[7]
[edit] Poland (2 veterans)
Name Born Died Notes
Kowalkowski, Feliks 16 Aug 1895 27 Nov 2002 (107) [23]
Pióro, Franciszek 8 Jan 1897 11 Sep 2002 (105) Served in the navy.[24]
[edit] Portugal (1 veteran)
Name Born Died Notes
Baptista, José Maria Hermano 1 May 1895 14 Dec 2002 (107) Served on the Western Front 1917-1919.[8]
[edit] Russia (2 veterans)
Name Born Died Notes
Gabryel, Michał 8 Sep 1895 5 Feb 2002 (106) Born in Belorussia. Conscripted in 1915. Twice saw Lenin. Died in Poland.[25][26]
Rabinovitch, Eliazar 24 Dec 1898 27 Jun 2002 (103) Born in Latvia. Served as a book-keeper in the Imperial Russian Army, and as a medic in the Red Army during World War II. Died in the USA.[27][28]
[edit] United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland (69 veterans)
Name Rank/Regiment/Corps Born Died Notes
Alexandre, Albert Eduoard Private, 1st Royal Guernsey Light Infantry & Royal Garrison Artillery 6 Oct 1901 14 Jan 2002 (100) Last surviving Chelsea Pensioner to have served in World War I. Enlisted at 16. Fought at Passchendaele.
Andrews, James William Army 25 May 1899 Apr 2002 (102) [6]WO372/1[29][30]
Baird, John Private, Manchester Regiment & Royal Army Medical Corps 26 Jul 1896 Jan 2002 (105) Last known Great War veteran of the Royal Army Medical Corps.[6]WO372/1[31][32]
Beadman, Lionel Edward Private, 51st (Graduated) Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire Regiment) 25 Apr 1900 Sep 2002 (102) Still in training when the war ended.[9][33]
Beedon, John Edward Driver, Royal Field Artillery 22 Jan 1897 Jul 2002 (105) Served on the Western Front.[6]WO372/2[34][35]
Bell, George Private, Queen’s (Royal West Surrey Regiment) 16 Nov 1898 30 Dec 2002 (104) Saved when shrapnel from an exploding shell hit the bible he kept in his breast pocket. Died in the USA.[36][37]
Blower, Walter Arthur Royal Sussex Regiment 17 Apr 1900 Jun 2002 (102) [10][38]
Boulden, Archibald Carey Private, Army 14 Feb 1897 Oct 2002 (105) [6]WO372/2[39]
Bowie, Andrew Private, 1st Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders 3 Oct 1897 26 Aug 2002 (104) Last known Great War veteran of the Cameron Highlanders. Enlisted aged 18. Fought at Passchendaele, gassed but survived. Died in Australia.[11]
Briggs, John Mortimer Acting Captain, 1/2nd Royal Scots Fusiliers 16 Mar 1898 Jun 2002 (104) Last known Great War veteran of the Royal Scots Fusiliers. A student at Nottingham University. Enlisted 1916.[6]WO372/3[40][41]
Brown, Edward Private, King’s (Liverpool Regiment) 12 Jul 1896 Apr 2002 (105) Last known Great War veteran of the Liverpool Regiment.[10][42]
Brown, Leopold Wilfred T F Private, Somerset Light Infantry 23 Sep 1898 Nov 2002 (103) Last known Great War veteran of the Somerset Light Infantry.[6]WO372/3[43]
Bugg, Wilfred Marcus P Private, East Lancashire Regiment & Lancashire Fusiliers 7 Aug 1898 Jun 2002 (103) Last known Great War veteran of the East Lancashire Regiment.[6]WO372/3[44]
Bunday, Frederick Henry Boy Telegraphist, Royal Navy 28 Nov 1900 28 Dec 2002 (102) Enlisted 1915. Served on HMS Hannibal and HMS Grafton. Also a World War II veteran.[12]ADM 188/753[45][46]
Chater, Henry Wilby Private, Northamptonshire Regiment 27 Jan 1896 Jun 2002 (106) Last known combat veteran of the Northamptonshire Regiment.[10][47]
Colledge, Roland Thomas (Roly) Merchant Navy 23 Dec 1900 Mar 2002 (101) [48][49]
Cotgrove, William George (Bill) Driver, Royal Field Artillery 26 Oct 1896 11 Feb 2002 (105) Ammunition wagon driver. Served at Ypres. Awarded the Military Medal for bravery.[6]WO372/23[50][51]
Covey, Donald Frederick Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve 28 Feb 1900 May 2002 (102) [13]ADM 337/1-108[52]
Cowan, Norman Corporal, 'A' Squadron, Northumberland Hussars 5 Oct 1898 Feb 2002 (103) Captured by the Germans and ended the hostilities as a POW.[53][54]
Crossland, Gilbert Private, Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) 30 Jan 1897 Nov 2002 (105) Fought on the Somme and at Arras. Wounded in action. Trapped in mud he was rescued by Germans who sent him back to the British line.[6]WO372/5[55]
Davis, Herbert Wyndham C (Bert) Driver, Royal Defence Corps 24 Dec 1896 Aug 2002 (105) Non combat. Failed medical for active service 4 times but conscripted as an army lorry driver on Salisbury Plain.[56][57]
Deane, Frank Sydney Private, Welsh Regiment & 1/6th Durham Light Infantry 18 Feb 1899 Oct 2002 (103) Last known Great War combat veteran of the Durham Light Infantry.[58][59]
Dixon, Gerald 2nd Lieutenant, Royal Flying Corps 6 Sep 1899 Apr 2002 (102) Last known British pilot of the Great War.[60][61]
East, Thomas Henry Private, Army 14 Jul 1900 Dec 2002 (102) Non-combat. In Dover about to embark to France at the Armistice.[14]
Ellis, Benjamin Frank Private, Army 15 Feb 1896 Feb 2002 (105) [6]WO372/6[62]
Fielding, Albert Private, Royal Flying Corps 23 Jan 1900 Mar 2002 (102) Served as an aircraft engine fitter in Egypt.[63][64]
Fraser, James Forest (Jim) Private, 52nd (Lowland) Division 1 Dec 1898 7 Dec 2002 (104) Last known Great War veteran of the Lowland Division. Born Scotland, died Canada. Served as a machine gunner on the Western Front.[65]
Godin, Frederick George Royal Naval Air Service 22 May 1900 Sep 2002 (102) Enlisted 1918.[12]ADM 188/646[66]
Gooderidge, Walter Norman Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve 13 Aug 1898 Dec 2002 (104) [13]ADM 337/1-108[67]
Gray, Wilfred Sydney ? 22 Jan 1895 3 Aug 2002 (107) [68]
Hazlehurst, William (Bill) Private, Royal Flying Corps 10 Sep 1899 Jun 2002 (102) Enlisted aged 17.[69][70]
Henning, Reginald John Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve 28 Jul 1899 Apr 2002 (102) [13]ADM 337/1-108[71]
Heywood, Reuben Private, 10th (1st Gwent) South Wales Borderers 2 Oct 1899 6 Nov 2002 (103) Wounded at Bapaume 1918.[72][73]
Hilliard, Henry Royal Naval Air Service 19 Jan 1900 Jan 2002 (101) Enlisted 1917.[12]ADM 188/635[74]
Hoar, Cyril Warden Private, Devonshire Regiment & Cheshire Regiment 27 Sep 1898 Feb 2002 (103) [6]WO372/9[75]
Hodges, Frederick James Corporal, 10th Lancashire Fusiliers 18 Jul 1899 10 Feb 2002 (102) Enlisted 1917. Battalion Gas NCO.[11][76]
Holman, Charles Victor Private, 5th Norfolk Regiment & 1st Essex Regiment 26 Feb 1898 13 Jan 2002 (103) Last known Great War veteran of the Norfolk Regiment. Enlisted 1915. Served as company runner. Awarded Military Medal for bravery at Cambrai.[77][78]
Holyoake, Frederick George Ordinary Seaman, Royal Navy 27 Aug 1900 Aug 2002 (101) [10][79]
Humphrey, Ronald Rex Private, Duke of Wellington’s (West Riding Regiment) 23 Dec 1899 Feb 2002 (102) [10][80]
Hunt, Clifford Andrew Private, Army Service Corps 16 Feb 1899 Jul 2002 (103) [6]WO372/10[81]
Hutchinson, Alfred Ambrose Royal Marine Light Infantry 9 Mar 1897 Jun 2002 (105) [10][82]
Johnson, Percy Victor Private, 21st (County of London) London Regiment (1st Surrey Rifles) 1 Mar 1899 May 2002 (103) Enlisted underage at 16.[83][84]
Jones, Arthur Edward Private, 2nd Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment) 4 Dec 1898 Feb 2002 (103) Conscripted 1917. Served as company runner. Wounded at Amiens.[85][86]
Kilsby, Robert Alfred Private, London Regiment 2 Nov 1899 Aug 2002 (102) [6]WO372/11[87]
Labbett, George Samuel Royal Naval Air Service 2 Dec 1899 Feb 2002 (102) Enlisted 1917.[12]ADM 188/635[88]
Lippiatt, Marquis Graham Royal Air Force 19 Jan 1901 Jun 2002 (101) [10][89]
Lorriman, Percy Lazenby Private, Machine Gun Corps 6 Dec 1898 13 Dec 2002 (104) Served on the Somme as a Vickers gunner.[90][91]
Marlow, Albert Edward Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve 22 Jan 1900 Mar 2002 (102) [13]ADM 337/1-108[92]
Miller, Bernard Joseph Army 4 May 1898 Jan 2002 (103) [6]WO372/14[93]
Moore, Frederick William T Corporal, Royal Engineers 21 Nov 1892 14 Apr 2002 (109) Britain’s oldest man at his death.[6]WO372/14[94][95]
Odd, John Gordon Private, Royal Marine Light Infantry 14 Sep 1899 Jan 2002 (102) [15]ADM 159[96]
Parkes, William Sergeant, South Wales Borderers 18 Jan 1896 7 Oct 2002 (106) Born in the UK, died in the USA.[6]WO372/15[97][98]
Parsons, Frank Henry Sergeant, Royal Engineers 15 Jun 1896 Feb 2002 (105) Enlisted 1914. Wounded early in the war, served the remainder as a drill sergeant at Chattenden, Kent.[10][99]
Powdrill, Frank Private, Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire Regiment) 4 Apr 1898 Feb 2002 (103) [6]WO372/16[100]
Randall, Reginald James Private, 5th (City of London) London Regiment (London Rifle Brigade) & Army Signal Co, Royal Engineers 23 Aug 1899 Jan 2002 (102) [10][101]
Ransford, Ernest Merrill 2nd Lieutenant, Worcestershire Regiment & Suffolk Regiment 16 May 1897 30 Jul 2002 (105) Last known Great War veteran of the Worcestershire and Suffolk Regiments.[6]WO372/16[102]
Rawling, Douglas Oldfield Army 20 Jan 1900 Mar 2002 (102) Non combat.[103][104]
Roberts, Douglas Henry Private, Sussex Yeomanry& 7th Buffs (East Kent Regiment) 14 Jan 1900 2 Dec 2002 (102) Wounded on the Somme 1918.[105][106]
Rosenthal, Simeon Private, Machine Gun Corps 3 Jun 1900 Feb 2002 (101) Enlisted underage. Last known (British) Jewish veteran.[107][108]
Ruttledge, Robert Francis (Robin) Lieutenant, 34th Prince Albert Victor's Own Poona Horse 11 Sep 1899 12 Jan 2002 (102) Last known veteran born in the (now) Republic of Ireland and the last known Great War veteran of the Indian Army. Enlisted 1918 and awarded World War I campaign medals; later won the Military Cross. Also served in World War II.[16]
Shanks, John Royal Flying Corps 27 Jun 1900 Jan 2002 (101) [109][110]
Shaw, Thomas Private, 16th (2nd County Down) Royal Irish Rifles Jun 1899 2 Mar 2002 (102) Last (now) Northern Irish veteran. Last known Great War veteran of the Royal Irish Rifles. Fought at Messines, Ypres and Passchendaele. [111]
Smithers, Herman Julian Royal Engineers 24 Mar 1898 Jan 2002 (103) [10][112]
Sowray, David Leonard Private, The Queen’s (Royal West Surrey Regiment) & Labour Corps 23 Dec 1898 Jun 2002 (103) Last known Great War veteran of the Labour Corps.[6]WO372/18[113]
Tozer, Arthur Edward Royal Naval Air Service 22 Dec 1899 Feb 2002 (102) Enlisted 1917.[12]ADM 188/635[114]
West, Frank Thomas Lieutenant, Cheshire Regiment 29 Apr 1899 Apr 2002 (102) Last known Great War veteran of the Cheshire regiment.[6]WO372/21[115]
Wilkinson, Michael James Acting Sergeant, Border Regiment 13 Aug 1896 Dec 2002 (106) [6]WO372/21[116]
Williams, Hubert Private, 6th (Glamorgan) Welsh Regiment, Gloucestershire Regiment & Royal Flying Corps 9 Nov 1895 1 Sep 2002 (106) Last known Great War veteran of the Gloucestershire Regiment. Enlisted 1915. Served on the Western Front and in Salonika.[117][118]
Wolfe, Harry William John Artificer, Royal Navy 4 Jul 1899 Sep 2002 (103) Enlisted 1915.[12]ADM 188/1047[119]

Remark: a further 107 men old enough to have served in World War I died in England & Wales in 2002. Their veteran status is not yet confirmed. Scottish and Irish records are not checked either.
[edit] United States (68 veterans)
Name Born Died Notes
Agresta, Joseph A. 24 Feb 1900 11 May 2002 (102) (Florida) Served in France.[17][120]
Alimpolo, Eracleo 22 Apr 1898 2 Oct 2002 (104) (Washington) Born in the Philippines and last known Filipino born World War I veteran. Served as a steward in the US Navy 1916-1920.[121][122]
Anderson, Namon W. 4 Nov 1895 8 Feb 2002 (106) (Alabama) US Army.[7]
Baker, Charlie 21 Jul 1899 4 Aug 2002 (103) (Arkansas) Private, US Army.[7]
Blakney, Clarence Perry 21 Feb 1896 17 Apr 2002 (106) (Kentucky) Served in France as an acting Mess Sergeant at a base hospital.[123]
Booker, Ed. 15 Oct 1894 7 Jun 2002 (107) (Louisiana) Private, US Army.[7]
Burns, Charles M 27 Feb 1898 17 May 2002 (104) (California) Private, US Army. Enlisted October 1918 and still in training when the war ended.[7]
Carpenter, Byron G 9 Oct 1898 8 Mar 2002 (103) (Missouri) Private, US Army.[7]
Chambers, John Sterling 5 Jun 1900 2 May 2002 (101) (Oklahoma) Private, US Army.[7]
Coffman, Elwyn M. 7 Dec 1897 24 Oct 2002 (104) (Kentucky) Served in France with the Quartermaster Corps.[124]
Collison, Norman R. 3 Sep 1898 27 Mar 2002 (103) (Nebraska) Served in France.[17][125]
Coutz, John 8 May 1899 17 Feb 2002 (102) (Ohio) Served in France.[17][126]
Crandall, Irving Hawthorne 6 Aug 1899 11 Aug 2002 (103) (New Hampshire) Private, US Army.[7]
Curry, Elijah 6 Mar 1899 8 Apr 2002 (103) (New York) Served in France.[17][127]
Dorsey, Lawrence T. 2 Jul 1899 5 Dec 2002 (103) (Oregon)[128][129]
Edwards, Harvel C. 1 Jul 1897 10 Nov 2002 (105) (Tennessee) Served in France transporting ammunition to the Front. Last known veteran from Tennessee to have served overseas.[17][130]
Fisher, Homer Arthur c.1899 Dec 2002 (103) (California) Served in France.[17]
Fletcher, Claude L. 3 Oct 1897 3 Jul 2002 (104) (Idaho) Last known veteran from Idaho to have served overseas.[17][131]
Gauerke, Arthur 6 Aug 1894 6 Apr 2002 (107) (Wisconsin) Non-combat. Served with the US Army in a military post office in Illinois from March to December 1918.[132][133]
Gaupp, Charley 10 Apr 1897 17 Oct 2002 (105) (Washington) Served in France.[17][134]
Gibbs, Glendon Bryan 26 Apr 1898 16 Jun 2002 (104) (Oklahoma) Private, US Army. Enlisted June 1917.[7]
Gillum, Alexander 15 Mar 1896 17 Feb 2002 (105) (Virginia) US Army.[7]
Gulbronson, Henry R. 14 Sep 1892 4 Apr 2002 (109) (Wisconsin) Served in France in an artillery unit alongside his two brothers.[17][135][136]
Hayden, Charles H. 3 Jun 1896 4 Aug 2002 (106) (Kentucky) Sergeant, US Army.[7]
Herrmann, Leo B. 9 Jan 1898 22 Nov 2002 (104) (Kansas)[137]
Hitchen, F. James 3 Aug 1900 18 Apr 2002 (101) (New Jersey) US Navy.[7]
Hooker, Curtis McClenon 28 Mar 1897 19 Apr 2002 (105) (Virginia) US Army.[7]
Hresko, John 4 Apr 1898 17 Jan 2002 (103) (New Jersey) Seaman 2nd Class, US Navy.[7]
Jackson, Earl Henry 1 Jan 1900 23 Apr 2002 (102) (Maine) US Army.[7]
Johns, Emmett E. 18 May 1896 27 Jun 2002 (106) (Iowa) Last known veteran from Iowa to have served overseas.[17][138]
Kabakow, Joseph 30 Dec 1894 14 Jan 2002 (107) (New Jersey) Born in Russia, emigrated to the USA in 1913. Served in France.[17][139][140]
Kelliher, Daniel W. 6 Aug 1898 13 Oct 2002 (104) Fought on the Western Front with 101st Infantry, 26th Yankee Division.[141]
Kuekan, Walling 19 March 1895 13 Jan 2002 (106)
Kulaga, Walter 26 Nov 1899 21 May 2002 (102) (Massachusetts) Private, US Army.[7]
Mainard, Otto 28 Mar 1899 6 Nov 2002 (103) (Oregon) Private, US Marine Corps. Enlisted 8 November 1918 and still in training when the war ended.[7]
Martin, James G. 30 May 1897 12 Apr 2002 (104) (Maryland) Corporal, US Army. Enlisted September 1918 and still in training when the war ended.[7]
Martin, William 19 Apr 1895 9 May 2002 (107) (Texas) Served in France.[17][142]
Martinsen, Bernard 4 Oct 1896 31 Jan 2002 (105) (California) Served in France.[17][143]
Olson, Otto 20 Nov 1895 9 Mar 2002 (106) (Texas) Served in France.[17][144]
Perry, Joseph C. 24 Feb 1896 13 May 2002 (106) (Ohio) Served in France.[17][145]
Potts, John Thomas 14 Aug 1896 17 Aug 2002 (106) (Florida) Also served in World War II and Korea with the US Air Force, reaching the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel.[7]
Purdy Sr., Harry E. 23 Nov 1893 19 Jul 2002 (108) (Wisconsin) Served on the Western Front.[146]
Reed, Charles H. 30 Mar 1897 22 Jan 2002 (104) (Missouri) Private, US Army.[7]
Reid, Charles W. 11 Apr 1898 6 Apr 2002 (103) (Pennsylvania) US Army.[7]
Rice, Philip E. 16 Oct 1897 23 Jan 2002 (104) (Connecticut) Served in the U.S. Navy as a signal flagman aboard the USS Agamemnon 1917-1919.[147][148]
Rogers, Charles W. 5 May 1900 21 Jan 2002 (101) (Georgia) Served in France.[17][149]
Roth, Louis B. 25 Sep 1895 25 Apr 2002 (106) (Louisiana) US Army.[7]
Rutkowsky, Ernest E. 11 Sep 1897 27 Apr 2002 (104) (Connecticut) Private, US Army.[7]
Schlappig, William G. 4 Aug 1895 14 Jan 2002 (106) (Pennsylvania) Sergeant, US Army.[150][151]
Shafer, Alonzo 8 Oct 1899 21 Jul 2002 (102) (Missouri) Served in France.[17][152]
Shirley, George Ernest 8 Nov 1898 15 Apr 2002 (103) (Missouri) Private, US Marine Corps. Enlisted May 1918.[7]
Sickerson, John F. 13 Feb 1902 2 Dec 2002 (100) (New York) Enlisted underage. Served in France.[17][153]
Smith, Clyde B. 7 Jan 1899 19 Oct 2002 (103) (Michigan) Last known veteran from Michigan to have served overseas.[17][154]
Spiro, David 8 Nov 1898 13 Aug 2002 (103) (Mississippi) US Navy bugler 1917-1919. Served aboard USS Martha Washington and USS Kentucky.[155][156]
Stone, Elmer Edward 11 May 1897 2 Jul 2002 (105) (Oregon) US Navy.[7]
Streeter, Gustav A. 29 Sep 1895 12 Jan 2002 (106) (Indiana) Wounded on the Western Front.[17][157][158]
Swedenborg, Edward A. 26 Feb 1895 4 Feb 2002 (106) (Wyoming)[159][160]
Swilley, Bryan 27 Dec 1896 14 Mar 2002 (105) (Missouri) US Army.[7]
Talbott, Francis J. (Frank) 16 Jun 1896 24 Sep 2002 (106) (Maryland) Served in France.[17][161]
Thomas, Albert J. 19 May 1896 20 Feb 2002 (105) (Ohio) Served in France.[17][162]
Tobin, Robert 7 Jun 1897 30 Jan 2002 (104) (Texas) Served in France.[17][163]
Townsend, Bertus J. 14 Oct 1900 12 Dec 2002 (102) (Massachusetts) US Marine Corps[7]
Trinin, George 14 Jun 1898 3 Apr 2002 (103) (New York) Sergeant, US Army. Enlisted October 1918 and still in training when the war ended[7]
Van Sickle, George W. 10 Mar 1899 10 Apr 2002 (103) (Missouri) Engineman 1st Class US Navy. Enlisted December 1917.[7]
Weisinger, Nathan 20 Oct 1894 30 Jun 2002 (107) (Connecticut)[164][165]
White, Vinton E. 26 Jun 1899 11 Mar 2002 (102) (Massachusetts) US Army.[7]
York, Eunis R. 5 Feb 1900 24 Oct 2002 (102) (Tennessee) US Army.[7]
Zeitz, Jack 2 Feb 1899 17 Aug 2002 (103) (New York) Private, US Army.[7]

longevitydude - January 3, 2010 09:39 PM (GMT)
those are the ww1 vets who died in 2002

longevitydude - January 3, 2010 09:41 PM (GMT)
Australia (4 veterans)
Name Rank/Regiment/Corps Born Died Notes
Abraham, Eric Kingsley Sapper, 5th Signals Co, Australian Imperial Force 20 Apr 1898 20 Mar 2003 (104) Enlisted 1915 aged 17. Served at Villers-Bretonneux, Morlancourt, Amiens and Peronne.[4]
Dunford, Robert Joseph (Bob) Private, 1st Ammunition Column, Australian Imperial Force 1898 8 May 2003 (104) Non combat. Arrived in France just as Armistice signed. Spent a year cleaning up battlefields.[5]
Folland, Vivian Iceley Private, 12th Brigade, 4th Division, Australian Imperial Force 1898 13 May 2003 (104) Fought on the Western Front 1918. Also a World War II veteran.[6]
MacDonald, Frank Private, 40th Battalion, Australian Imperial Force 26 Jun 1896 23 Aug 2003 (107) Enlisted 1916. Fought at Morlancourt. Awarded the Military Medal. Also a World War II veteran.[7]
[edit] Austria-Hungary/Czechoslovakia (1 veteran)
Name Born Died Notes
Vocásek, Alois 13 Apr 1896 9 Aug 2003 (107) Ethnic Czech and Czech Republic's oldest man at his death. Deserted the Austria-Hungarian army to fight for the Czech Legion for independence. Last survivor of the Battle of Zborov, Ukraine 1917.[8]
[edit] Barbados (1 veteran)
Name Rank/Regiment/Corps Born Died Notes
Blackman, George Private, 4th British West Indies Regt. 1898 Mar 2003 (105) Enlisted 1914. Fought on the Western Front and in Italy where he loaded supplies.[1]WO372/2[9][10]
[edit] Belgium (1 veteran)
Name Born Died Notes
Vuylsteke-Spruyt, Marie-Marthe 22 Dec 1895 18 Jun 2003 (107) A nurse in the Belgian Army. Last Belgian female veteran.
[edit] Canada (10 veterans)
Name Rank/Regiment/Corps Born Died Notes
Baldwin, Iden Herbert Lance Corporal, 28th Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force Nov 1897 31 Jan 2003 (105) Enlisted 1915. Fought at Vimy Ridge. Awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal.[11]
Botterell, Henry John Lawrence Flight Lieutenant, 208 Squadron, Royal Air Force 7 Nov 1896 3 Jan 2003 (106) Last surviving RNAS pilot, having enlisted in that body in 1916. Flew patrols and dogfights over France. See entry.
Gard, John 44th Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force ? 14 Jul 2003 Born in England. Served in France.[2] [12]
Lewis, Harold Private, 8th Field Engineers, Canadian Expeditionary Force 1901 Dec 2003 (102) Enlisted aged 16. Fought at Ypres and Passchendaele where he was wounded, his real age discovered and discharged.[13]
Lewis, Gerald Myer (Jerry) Private, Motor Transport Unit, Canadian Expeditionary Force 2 Jul 1899 15 Oct 2003 (104) Non combat. Served in England as an army lorry driver. Served in World War II as an aviation storekeeper for the US Navy. Died USA.[14]
Manson, Arthur Bennett Gunner, 2nd Brigade, Canadian Garrison Artillery 5 Mar 1899 4 Jan 2003 (103) Enlisted aged 17. Served behind the line on the Western Front tending the horses that pulled the artillery pieces.[15]
Martin, Cyril Private, Canadian Field Railway, Canadian Expeditionary Force 18 Feb 1900 2003 (102) Born in England. Enlisted aged 15 as a boy bugler and served on the Western Front as a runner. Later a minister and served in World War II as an army chaplain.[16][17]
Radford, Harold Edwin Private, Nova Scotia Regiment, Canadian Expeditionary Force 22 Jul 1897 7 Nov 2003 (106) Non combat. Enlisted 1918 but still in training when war ended. Posted to Vladivostok as a peacekeeper in the Russian Civil War 1918-1919.[18]
Reaper, Charles Private, 39th Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force 27 Jul 1899 1 Mar 2003 (103) Born in Scotland, emigrated to Canada 1915, enlisted 1916. Fought at Passchendaele and believed to be the last survivor of Vimy Ridge: some information
Thompson, Archie (Clearstack) Sapper, Canadian Expeditionary Force 30 Nov 1895 2 Sep 2003 (107) Born in Ireland. Non combat, served in England on secondment to the Royal Engineers.[19]
[edit] France (38 veterans)

See also Joseph Gillman under Germany.
Name Born Died Notes
Audin, Gabriel 31 May 1897 15 Feb 2003 (105) [3]
Barthe, Louis 11 Apr 1898 3 Jun 2003 (105) [3]
Bois, Léon 1 Jan 1897 7 Feb 2003 (106) [3]
Bourgeois, Maurice 27 Nov 1896 2 Jan 2003 (106) Last surviving French army officer of World War I. Fought with the 46e RI Front d’Argonne at Verdun (wounded), Chemin des Dames and Aisne. Taken prisoner by the Germans. Remained in army and reached the rank of General.[3]
Cahé, Pierre 26 Jun 1899 17 May 2003 (103) [3]
Cahen, Roger 2 Dec 1896 6 Jul 2003 (106) [3]
Charnoudie, Jean-Paul 1900 29 Jul 2003 (103) [3]
Cornu, Henri 30 Apr 1896 25 March 2003 (106) [3]
Danno, François 24 Oct 1898 26 Oct 2003 (105) [3]
Dervout, Yves 25 Sep 1896 17 Jan 2003 (106) [3]
Douldat, Louis Alexis 19 Aug 1896 18 Aug 2003 (106) [3]
Douriaux, Maurice 16 Dec 1898 20 Apr 2003 (104) Conscripted 1917. Fought at the 2nd Battle of the Marne. Later a military doctor.[3]
Dumoussaud, Adrien 15 Oct 1897 12 May 2003 (105) [3]
Estratat, Marius 27 Sep 1897 23 Dec 2003 (106) [3]
Fischer, Paul 14 Feb 1898 14 Sep 2003 (105) Conscripted 1917. Wounded in Flanders 1918. Awarded the Croix de Guerre. Later a distinguished palaeontologist. Died Australia.[3]
Gérard, Jean Léopold 16 Oct 1898 13 March 2003 (104) Served with the 105e RI.[3]
Jambon, Henri Ulysse 13 Jan 1898 3 March 2003 (105) Served as a medical orderly until he was gassed and invalided out of the war.[3]
Jarrot, Pierre François Joseph 30 Apr 1896 3 Jul 2003 (107) [3]
Jones, André 30 Aug 1899 16 Aug 2003 (103) Conscripted 1918 and served with the 21e RI and 3e RI Coloniale.[3]
Lacombe, Germain 9 Apr 1898 4 Sep 2003 (105) [3]
Laurent, Henri 28 May 1899 30 Jul 2003 (104) [3]
Madet, Maurice Joanny 28 Oct 1898 8 Jul 2003 (104) Served with the 131e RI.[3]
Méoux, Omer 31 Jan 1899 21 Feb 2003 (104) Conscripted 1918. Served in briefly on the Western Front and as a peacekeeper in the Russian Civil War.[3]
Monbey, André 14 Oct 1899 12 Feb 2003 (103) [3]
Monnera, Henri 15 Aug 1896 23 Apr 2003 (106) Fought at Verdun.[3]
Ortega, Emile 17 May 1898 2 Jun 2003 (105) [3]
Pairon, Maurice 29 Dec 1898 3 Dec 2003 (104) Conscripted 1917, serving with the 149e RI d’Epinal.[3]
Parrot, Joseph 13 Apr 1896 3 Jul 2003 (107) [3]
Piry, Jean 5 Jan 1896 Mar 2003 (107) Born Hong Kong of a French father and Chinese mother. Fought in the Russian Civil War. Died Canada.[20]
Porcherot, Emile 17 Jan 1897 15 Feb 2003 (106) Conscripted 1916. Served on the Somme with the 106e RI. Wounded twice. Awarded the Croix de Guerre.[3]
Pras, André 26 Dec 1898 23 Jan 2003 (104) [3]
Puiservert, Jacques 17 Dec 1898 17 Nov 2003 (104) [3]
Renaud, Gabriel 14 March 1898 19 Jun 2003 (105) [3]
Rousseau, René 17 March 1899 1 May 2003 (104) [3]
Schmitz, Louis 6 Sep 1898 18 Feb 2003 (104) Conscripted 1918 and served as an engineer in the 1e and 9e Régiments de Génie.[3]
Seigneuray, André 4 Sep 1898 3 Jan 2003 (104) [3]
Tachy, Jean 22 Sep 1898 16 May 2003 (104) [3]
Vernay, Joseph 3 Nov 1899 Jan 2003 (103) [3]
[edit] Germany (10 veterans)
Name Born Died Notes
Andersen, Kurt 2 Oct 1898 9 Jan 2003 (104) General in WWII, and holder of the Knight's Cross: Georg Heinrich Andersen
Baumgarten, Franz 25 Jan 1895 23 Mar 2003 (108) Held as a POW in France until 1920; also World War II Veteran.[4]
Gehling, Rudolf 17 Oct 1896 21 Oct 2003 (107) Enlisted 1917, fought at Verdun; also World War II Veteran.[5]
Gillmann, Joseph 2 Feb 1895 23 Nov 2003 (108) Born in Alsace-Lorraine. Conscripted into the German army. Died in France.[3]
Kling, Karl 1 Dec 1897 Mar 2003 (105) Taken prisoner by the British.
Ost, Kurt 26 Jan 1897 29 Mar 2003 (106) Fought in France.
Reimann, Wilhelm 15 Nov 1896 16 Dec 2003 (107) [21]
Schlag, Otto 6 Jan 1897 12 Sep 2003 (106) Fought in France - amongst others Reims and Verdun.[3][22]
Siefert, Jakob 8 Feb 1895 22 Jun 2003 (108) [23]
von Hippel, Arthur Robert 19 Nov 1898 31 Dec 2003 (105) Later a renowned molecular engineer and co-developer of radar. Died USA.[24]
[edit] Italy (3 veterans)
Name Born Died Notes
Frau, Giovanni 29 Dec 1890 19 Jun 2003 (112) [25]
Marcucci, Attilio (Leo) 17 Feb 1899 17 Jul 2003 (104) Served 1916-1919. Died USA.[26][27]
Strauss, Victor E. 3 Jun 1898 11 Sep 2003 (105) Born in Uruguay, died USA. A German POW for the last 15 months of the war.[28][29]
[edit] New Zealand (1 veteran)
Name Rank/Regiment/Corps Born Died Notes
Williams, Bright Ernest Private, New Zealand (Rifle) Brigade 27 Feb 1897 13 Feb 2003 (105) Last New Zealand veteran. Enlisted in 1916 and served as a messenger. Fought at Messines and Ypres where he was wounded.[30]
[edit] Poland (2 veterans)
Name Born Died Notes
Salecki, Jozef Marek 1902 January 26, 2003 (100) [31]
Wadas, Jan 1899 February 5, 2003 (103) Last veteran of the Silesian Uprisings
[edit] Portugal (1 veteran)
Name Born Died Notes
Ladeira, José Luis 6 Oct 1895 5 May 2003 (107) Last Portuguese veteran.[6]
[edit] Puerto Rico (1 veteran)
Name Born Died Notes
Castro-Roldan, Reyes 16 Jan 1896 15 Dec 2003 (107) Private, US Army.[7]
[edit] Russia (1 veteran)
Name Born Died Notes
Leniec, Ludwik 25 Aug 1896 2003 (106) Ethnic Pole conscripted into the Russian army: [32] [33] [34]
[edit] Thailand (1 veteran)
Name Born Died Notes
Sangrungruang, Yod 1897 9 Oct 2003 (106) Last of the 1,284 members of the Royal Siam Expeditionary Force who fought in World War I. Served for 15 months in France as an air mechanic.[35][36]
[edit] Turkey (1 veteran)
Name Born Died Notes
Zorlu, Huseyin 1899 24 Sep 2003 (104) Enlisted 1918. Also fought in the Turkish war of independence.[37][38]
[edit] United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland (34 veterans)
Name Rank/Regiment/Corps Born Died Notes
Austin, Harold Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve 12 Aug 1900 Jul 2003 (102) [8]ADM 337/1-108[39]
Bailey, Henry Thomas Edwin Private, Royal Marine Artillery 29 Sep 1900 Jul 2003 (102) Non combat. Enlisted 1st Nov 1918 and still in training.[9]ADM 159[40]
Bishop, Roderick John Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve 1 Sep 1900 Mar 2003 (102) [8]ADM 337/1-108[41]
Brown, Walter James Private, Army 1 Apr 1901 Apr 2003 (102) Non-combat. Enlisted underage and based in London loading horses and mules for shipping to the Western Front.[10][42]
Clifford, Arthur Richard Pele Private, 11th (Lambeth) Queen’s (Royal West Surrey Regiment) 9 Feb 1899 Feb 2003 (103) Served in France as an infantryman, and then as an actor in concert parties.[1]WO372/4[43]
Cockell, Charles William 9 Dec 1901 Jan 2003 (101) Non combat.[44][45]
Collins, John Walter J Private, Machine Gun Corps 17 Oct 1898 Jan 2003 (104) Enlisted underage. Fought on the Somme and at Arras, survived being gassed.[1]WO372/4[46]
Cranfield, Margaret Jane Queen Mary’s Army Auxiliary Corps 21 Jan 1897 Sep 2003 (106) [11][47]
Davies, William Bernard Private, South Wales Borderers & King’s Shropshire Light Infantry 23 Mar 1900 Apr 2003 (103) Last known Great War veteran of the South Wales Borderers & King’s Shropshire Light Infantry regiments.[11][48]
Davis, John Edward (Jack) Private, 6th Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry 1 Mar 1895 20 Jul 2003 (108) Enlisted in 1914. Fought at Ypres.[49][50]
Eldridge, George Frederick Private, Royal Marine Light Infantry 22 Jul 1899 Sep 2003 (104) Served aboard HMS Campania, a supply ship carrying spotter planes in the North Sea.[11][51]
Gibbs, Alexander Henry Steward, Royal Navy 16 Aug 1898 Oct 2003 (105) Enlisted 1915.[12]ADM 188/1001[52]
Golder, Richard Private, Queen’s Own (Royal West Kent Regiment) 26 Mar 1899 Jan 2003 (103) Last known Great War veteran of the Royal West Kent Regiment. Enlisted in 1916. Fought at Lens and Lille. Wounded in action.[1]WO372/8[53]
Gutteridge, Richard Private, Army 21 Feb 1900 Apr 2003 (103) [1]WO372/8[54]
Haynes, Frank Charles Ordinary Seaman, Royal Navy 26 Sep 1899 Oct 2003 (104) Enlisted 1917.[12]ADM 188/800[55]
Humphrys, Walter Private, 1/15th (County of London) London Regiment (Prince of Wales’s Own Civil Service Rifles) 5 Sep 1897 16 Apr 2003 (105) Last Welsh veteran. Served as a stretcher bearer at Messines and as a Lewis gunner. A POW for the last 8 months of the war.[1]WO372/10[56][57]
Ivers, Frank William Boy 2nd Class, Royal Navy 21 Mar 1902 Apr 2003 (101) Served in the Mediterranean and off northern Russia. Survived the sinking of his ship.[11][58]
Leach, Walter John Private, 52nd (Graduated) Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment) 16 Jun 1900 1 Dec 2003 (103) Non combat. Enlisted in December 1917 but never posted overseas.[59][60]
Leonard, George Conrad 2nd Lieutenant, Middlesex Regiment 10 Oct 1898 19 Apr 2003 (104) Last known Great War veteran of the Middlesex Regiment. Later a well-known pianist and composer. See entry.[61]
Malivoire, Albert George Private, North Staffordshire Regiment & Royal Guernsey Light Infantry 23 Jul 1898 15 Jan 2003 (104) Last known Great War veteran of the North Staffordshire Regiment and Royal Guernsey Light Infantry. Conscripted in 1917. Fought at Ypres and Passchendaele.[11][62][63]
Morgan, Walter Thomas James Stoker, Royal Navy 5 Oct 1900 10 Feb 2003 (102) Non combat. Enlisted 1918 and served at HMS President research facility. Later a renowned biochemist.[12]ADM 188/646[64]
Morley, Robert Francis Royal Naval Air Service 3 Nov 1900 Jul 2003 (102) Enlisted 1917.[12]ADM 188/636[65]
Nind, Frederick Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve 29 Jul 1900 Oct 2003 (103) Last known surviving veteran of the Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve.[8]ADM 337/1-108[66]
Nobbs, William Henry Private, Machine Gun Corps 5 Oct 1897 Sep 2003 (105) Last known Great War veteran of the Machine Gun Corps. Conscripted in 1917. Fought on the Somme and at Passchendaele. Invalided home in 1918.[1]WO372/14[67]
Polkinghorn, Henry Gunner, Royal Field Artillery 4 Dec 1898 Apr 2003 (104) [1]WO372/16[68]
Porteous, Norman Walker 2nd Lieutenant, 13th Royal Scots (Lothian Regiment) 9 Sep 1898 3 Sep 2003 (104) Last surviving British army officer to see combat. Last known Great War veteran of the Royal Scots. Later an eminent Old Testament scholar. See entry.
Sharpe, Harold Borman Private, Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire Regiment) 30 Mar 1900 Jan 2003 (102) Last known Great War combat veteran of the Sherwood Foresters. Served as a medical orderly on the Western Front.[69][70]
Thomson, Douglas Charles "Tommy" Private, 2nd Honourable Artillery Company & Royal Sussex Regiment 25 Jun 1898 11 Aug 2003 (105) Last known Great War veteran of the Honourable Artillery Company. Remained in the army and reached the rank of Lt Colonel. Also served in World War II.[71][72]
Warner, John Patrick (Jack) Merchant Navy 29 Mar 1900 28 Jan 2003 (102) Also a World War II veteran.[73][74]
Weatherston, Jose Rafael Martin Douglas (Douglas) Sergeant, British Latin American Volunteers 11 Nov 1897 14 Nov 2003 (106) Last known Great War veteran of the BLAV. Born Mexico, died USA. Non-combat, served in Canada 1918. In training as an RAF pilot when war ended.[75][76]
Winfield, Frank Boy Bandsman, Lincolnshire Regiment 10 Oct 1901 Nov 2003 (102) Last known Great War veteran of the Lincolnshire Regiment. Joined up as a drummer aged 14. Served as a stretcher bearer on the Western Front.[77][78]
Wood, Robert Buller Private, Army 12 Jul 1900 May 2003 (102) Non-combat. Served in Ireland.[10][79]
Woolis, Benjamin Able Seaman, Royal Navy 13 Jun 1898 16 Dec 2003 (105) Served on HMS Royal Oak.[12]ADM 339/1[80][81]
Young, Sidney Francis Private, King's Royal Rifle Corps 4 Sep 1899 Aug 2003 (103) [1]WO372/16[82]

Remark: a further 45 men old enough to have served in World War I died in England & Wales in 2003. Their veteran status is not yet confirmed. Scottish and Irish records are not checked either.
[edit] United States (58 veterans)
Name Born Died Notes
Abram, Henry 5 Jan 1896 7 Dec 2003 (107) (Alabama) Served in France.[83]
Anthony, Floyd 17 Oct 1895 9 Mar 2003 (107) (Indiana) Corporal, US Army.[7]
Balan, Leoncio 15 Feb 1899 10 Apr 2003 (104) (Hawaii)[84][85]
Bennett, Jasper (Jack) 3 Jan 1893 7 May 2003 (110) (Georgia) Seaman 1st Class, US Navy, 1917-1919. Stationed in Ireland, he repaired US Air Corps aircraft.[86]
Bertholf, Lloyd M. 15 Dec 1899 20 Jan 2003 (103) (Illinois) Non combat. Served with the coastal artillery at Fort Monroe, Virginia. Later a renowned biologist.[87][88]
Boyd, Dewey 17 Feb 1899 24 Mar 2003 (104) (Wisconsin) Also served in World War II.[89][90]
Brown, William Daniel 23 Aug 1894 12 Oct 2003 (109) (Nevada) Seconded to a French infantry unit with other black soldiers as US army still segregated. Repaired barbed wire defences on the front line of the Western Front 1918.[91]
Burau, Harry T. 3 Dec 1899 14 Jun 2003 (103) (Minnesota) Non combat. Still in training when war ended.[92]
Carr, Leroy 28 Nov 1899 18 Apr 2003 (103) (Texas) Private, US Army. Enlisted April 1918.[7]
Cohen, Irving M. 11 Nov 1899 13 Dec 2003 (104) (Colorado) Private, US Army. Enlisted March 1918.[7]
Cole, Willie 23 Sep 1897 2 Mar 2003 (105) (New Jersey) Served in France.[13][93]
Colon Francisco 20 Jan 1895 21 May 2003 (108) (New York) Private, US Army. Enlisted July 1918.[7]
Cook, Charley Newton 28 May 1896 20 Dec 2003 (107) (Alabama) Served in the US Navy on a cruiser escorting troop ships to France.[94]
Coolbaugh, Stanley W. 11 Aug 1898 21 Jan 2003 (104) (Virginia) Last known veteran from Virginia to have served overseas.[13][95]
Crain, Donald Frank 6 March 1898 16 Feb 2003 (104) Served as an air mechanic with the Army Signal Corps in England.[96]
Crooks, William R. 4 Aug 1893 15 Feb 2003 (109) (Ohio) Non combat. Still in training as an air force pilot at the Armistice.[97]
Crowther, Albert B. 10 Sep 1898 16 Apr 2003 (104) (Texas) Served in France.[13][98]
Dabney, Virgil C. 2 Dec 1899 28 Sep 2003 (103) (Texas) Non combat. Conscripted into the US Army from the Corps of Cadets, September 1918.[99][100]
Dandos, Peter N. 7 Jan 1896 14 Mar 2003 (107) (Wisconsin) Born Petros Dandulakos in Crete. Served in France. Last known Greek-born World War I veteran.[13][101][102]
Davis, Leon P. 6 Jul 1896 11 Apr 2003 (106) (Vermont) Last known veteran from Vermont to have served overseas.[13][103]
Del Vecchia, Vincent J. 6 Feb 1900 19 Mar 2003 (103) (New York) Private, US Army. Enlisted October 1918 and still in training when the war ended.[7]
Deming, Floyd 5 May 1894 31 Oct 2003 (109) (Illinois) Non combat. Enlisted June 1918 and served Stateside with 214th Infantry, K Company, US Army.[104]
Edmisten, Jesse N. 16 Jan 1894 17 Jan 2003 (109) (Nebraska) Won the Legion of Merit by wiping out a machine gun nest at Château Thierry in 1918 and diving on an exploding shell.[105][106]
Farmer, Charles A. 21 Jan 1896 8 Mar 2003 (107) (Missouri) Served in France.[13][107]
Gamble, Edward Beeler 30 Nov 1899 1 Aug 2003 (103) (Arizona) Enlisted in US Navy 1918 and trained as a wireless operator. Also served in World War II, reaching the rank of Commander.[108][109]
Garrison, Will J. 10 May 1898 17 Apr 2003 (104) (Colorado) Last known veteran from Colorado to have served overseas.[13][110]
Goodman, Louis 18 Jan 1897 16 Sep 2003 (106) Born Ukraine, emigrated to the USA as a child. Served as a medical orderly in France.[111]
Goss, Frank Alden 13 Apr 1898 11 Aug 2003 (105) (Oklahoma) US Army.[7]
Grimes, George D. 19 Jan 1897 28 Mar 2003 (106) (Pennsylvania) Last known veteran from Pennsylvania to have served overseas.[13][112]
Gunness, Harold 6 Feb 1899 11 Mar 2003 (104) (Oregon) Served with 339th Division, US Army. Last known veteran of the North Russian Expeditionary Force May 1918 to June 1919.[113][114]
Hansen, Lawrence L. 2 Dec 1896 22 Mar 2003 (106) (Illinois) Private, US Army.[7]
Hayden, Basil E. 19 May 1899 9 Jan 2003 (103) (Kentucky) Non combat. Served Stateside only.[115]
Hodges, Robert 18 Jun 1897 10 Nov 2003 (106) (North Carolina) Non combat. Enlisted 1917. Served with A Co., 702nd Stevedore Battalion unloading supplies for American troops in France after the Armistice. [116][117]
Hoodenpyle, Henry Earl (Early) 26 Feb 1894 24 Jul 2003 (109) (Tennessee) Served Stateside as a wagon master.[118]
Huber, Elmer 6 Sep 1897 14 Aug 2003 (105) (Ohio) In France from September 1918 planning and building a base hospital. Last known veteran from Ohio to have served overseas.[13][119][120]
Hurley, Thomas 28 Apr 1899 2 Jun 2003 (104) (Missouri) Served in France.[13][121]
Imburgia, Basilio 18 Jan 1895 8 Feb 2003 (108) (New Jersey) Born in Italy. Fought and wounded in the Argonne offensive.[13][122][123]
Kennedy, Daniel O' Madigan 5 Mar 1900 7 Mar 2003 (103) (Missouri) Served in France. Also a World War I1 veteran.[13][124][125]
Kogut, Andrew T. 26 Nov 1901 3 Dec 2003 (102) Non combat. Enlisted aged 16 and spent the war patrolling the Texas border.[126]
Kuchera, Victor Milo 5 Jun 1900 1 Jan 2003 (102) (Minnesota) Seaman 2nd Class, US Navy.[7]
Leroy, Wade Hubert 14 Mar 1899 24 Apr 2003 (104) (Washington) Served in France with Battery E, 65th Artillery Coast Artillery Corps from August 1917.[13][127][128]
Liddell, Willie C. 1 Nov 1897 24 Nov 2003 (106) (Oklahoma) Chased Poncho Villa along the Mexican border as a National Guardsman. Later served in France and is the known veteran from Oklahoma to have served overseas.[13][129][130]
Perkins, Lucius J. 11 Mar 1897 27 Jul 2003 (106) (California) Served in France.[13][131]
Pogue, Lloyd Welch 21 Oct 1899 10 May 2003 (103) (Washington DC) Last known Washington DC veteran. Non-combat, enlisted in US Student Army Training Corps. [132][133]
Rembert, John 14 Jun 1894 6 Dec 2003 (109) (California) Private, US Army. Enlisted September 1918 and still in training when the war ended.[7]
Ross, Albert 11 Oct 1901 30 Apr 2003 (101)
Schalla, John 3 Mar 1897 8 May 2003 (106) (Wisconsin)[134][135]
Schulze, Raymond C. R. 8 Aug 1900 17 Nov 2003 (103) (New Jersey) US Army.[7]
Sherman, John S. 26 Aug 1900 1 Dec 2003 (103) (Pennsylvania) Served in France.[13][136]
Small, Andrew 26 Dec 1891 31 Jan 2003 (111) (Wisconsin) Non-combat. Served Stateside.[137][138]
Smithson, Lawrence L. 16 Oct 1896 25 Jan 2003 (106) (Missouri) Private, US Army.[7]
Stocker, William 18 Mar 1896 29 Jan 2003 (106) (New Jersey) Served in France.[13][139]
Sunderman, Frederick William 23 Oct 1898 9 Mar 2003 (104) (Pennsylvania) Non-combat. Later a renowned pathologist and musician.[140]
Thomas, Joseph Edgar 10 Feb 1898 30 Dec 2003 (105) (Florida) US Navy.[7]
Vanmeter, Jerome R. 15 Aug 1900 23 Apr 2003 (102) (West Virginia) Non combat. Still in training when the war ended.[141]
Werry, Ellwood Roberts 13 Jul 1899 15 Aug 2003 (104) (Idaho) Non-combat. Assigned to the US Army Specialized Training Command.[142][143]
Woolsey, Emory J. 7 Aug 1900 7 Nov 2003 (103) (New Jersey) US Navy. Also a World War II veteran.[7]
Yattaw, Walter M. 4 Apr 1898 8 Feb 2003 (104) (Vermont)
[edit] World War I-era veterans - 3 veterans

Listed here are those that joined the armed services after the Armistice date, but before the Treaty of Versailles was signed, or where there is debate on their join-date, or whose military service is sometimes viewed as outside the scope of "WWI", but are considered World War I-era veterans by the press or by their respective governments, or served in a related conflict.
[edit] Estonia (1 veteran)
Name Born Died Notes
Ilves, Eduard-Aleksander 29 Jan 1899 29 Apr 2003 (104) Fought in the Estonian War of Independence Nov 1918 – Feb 1920.[144][145]
[edit] Puerto Rico (1 veteran)
Name Born Died Notes
Gerena-Rivera, Francisco 9 Sep 1898 16 Dec 2003 (105) Private, US Army. Enlisted November 1919.[7]
[edit] United States (1 veteran)
Name Born Died Notes
Fowler, Gary James 5 Nov 1899 26 Dec 2003 (104) (California) US Navy. Enlisted March 1919. Also served in World War II in the rank of Lieutenant.[7]

those are the ww1 vets who died in 2003

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Australia (2 veterans)
Name Rank/Regiment/Corps Born Died Notes
Caux, Marcel Jacques 20th (New South Wales) Battalion. 2nd Division, Australian Imperial Force 1 Mar 1899 22 Aug 2004 (105) Enlisted 1915. Last survivor of the Battle of Pozières. Also fought on the Somme and at Amiens. Wounded three times. See entry.
Smout, Edward David 'Ted' Sergeant, Medical Corps, Australian Imperial Force 4 Jan 1898 22 Jun 2004 (106) Enlisted 1916. Served at Armentières, Messines, Ypres and Amiens.[4]
[edit] Belgium (2 veterans)
Name Rank/Regiment/Corps Born Died Notes
Barbary, Cyrillus-Camillus (Cyriel) 2e Linieregiment 4 Aug 1899 16 Sep 2004 (105) Last Belgian veteran. Served on the Western Front for the last few weeks of the war. Died in the USA.[5]
Brichard, Emile 4eme Corps Médical 20 Dec 1899 8 Jul 2004 (104) Enlisted 1915. Served on the Western Front as a medical orderly.[6]
[edit] Canada (2 veterans)
Name Rank/Regiment/Corps Born Died Notes
Holliday, Clifford Private, 43rd Battalion, Cameron Highlanders, Canadian Expeditionary Force 27 Sep 1898 4 May 2004 (105) Enlisted 1914 as a boy bugler but fought on the Western Front. Wounded twice. Died in the USA.[7]
Métivier, Paul Antonio Private, 4th Division Ammunition Column, Canadian Expeditionary Force 6 Jul 1900 22 Dec 2004 (104) Enlisted aged 16. Transported shells to artillery batteries on mules. Discharged when his real age was discovered.[8]
[edit] France (27 veterans)
Name Born Died Notes
Anténor, Adrien Joseph 4 Mar 1897 27 Jun 2004 (107) [1]
Boisard, Emile 1 Aug 1898 4 Feb 2004 (105) [1]
Cabrol, Louis 14 May 1899 5 Nov 2004 (105) Enlisted in 1917. Served with the 9e and 271e RAC.[1]
Chappot de la Chanonie, Henri 9 Dec 1899 19 Jan 2004 (104) [1]
Chevance, Ernest 7 Nov 1897 3 Nov 2004 (106) [1]
Durieux, Charles 29 Mar 1899 5 Feb 2004 (104) [1]
Delhay, Emile 29 Nov 1899 10 Jul 2004 (104) Conscripted 1918. Served as an engineer.[1]
Falière, Théophile André 9 Dec 1899 19 Jan 2004 (104) Served as a stretcher bearer.[1]
Fournet, Lucien 24 Jul 1900 13 Sep 2004 (104) Enlisted 1918. Served with the 8e Régiment de Chasseurs à Cheval d'Orléans.[1]
Geraud, Pierre 31 Mar 1898 4 Jan 2004 (105) [1]
Guillot, Gérard Louis 20 Jan 1899 4 May 2004 (105) Conscripted 1918.[1]
Guilloteau, Joseph Maurice André 20 Sep 1897 25 Nov 2004 (107) Fought with the 77e RI de Cholet at Vosges, Mirecourt, Argonne, the Marne and Verdun. Invalided out of the war after being gassed.[1]
Lécaille, René 14 Mar 1899 4 Dec 2004 (105) Conscripted 1918. Served with the 62e RI.[1]
Lenoir, Georges 28 Jul 1898 9 Apr 2004 (105) [1]
Meserey, Marcel-Lucien 24 Oct 1899 11 Feb 2004 (104) Conscripted 1917. Served at Chemin des Dames.[1]
Mommessin, Henri 16 Feb 1899 12 May 2004 (105) Officer cadet with the 84e RA de Lyon.[1]
Mondoloni, Joseph 12 Jan 1897 14 Oct 2004 (107) Last Corsican veteran. Fought with an alpine regiment at Verdun and Chemin des Dames.[1]
Pancher, Maurice Gabriel 10 Jun 1898 15 Mar 2004 (105) Conscripted 1917. Fought with the 154e RI on the Somme. A German prisoner for the last three weeks of the war.[1]
Pannetier, Louis 2 Aug 1899 14 Mar 2004 (104) Conscripted 1917. Served with the 30e Bataillon de Chasseurs Alpins.[1]
Rault, Joseph 3 Sep 1901 2004 (102) [1]
Rosan, Ramire 14 Apr 1895 24 May 2004 (109) Last veteran from Guadeloupe. Conscripted 1915. Fought on the Somme with the 23e RIC where he was gassed.[1]
Ruby, Adrien Auge Théophile 29 Sep 1896 6 Sep 2004 (107) Conscripted 1915. Fought on the Western Front with the 9ème Régiment des Tirailleurs d'Algérie.[1]
Savonnet, Marcel 22 Mar 1898 1 Nov 2004 (106) Fought with the 4e RA at Verdun and Villers-Cotterêts. Also served in Syria.[1]
Thibaut, Albert Félix Antoine 29 May 1897 31 May 2004 (107) Fought with the 53e and 267e RI at Chemin des Dames and Bois des Caures where he lost a leg.[1]
Tissier, Marcel 3 Apr 1899 1 Mar 2004 (104) Enlisted 1918.[1]
Ulmann, Georges 23 Nov 1896 3 Jan 2004 (107) [1]
Valognes, Henri 8 Dec 1899 24 Jan 2004 (104) Conscripted 1918. Served with the 106e and 154e RI.[1]
[edit] Germany (8 veterans)
Name Born Died Notes
Buresch, Josef 4 Dec 1899 16 Oct 2004 (104) Served as a cadet. Taken prisoner by the Italians.[9]
Gmerek, Andrzej 23 Nov 1900 7 Apr 2004 (103) Ethnic Pole conscripted into the German army, but discharged after contracting diphtheria. Also fought in the Polish-Bolshevik War.[10][11]
Klaczyński, Czesław 1901 10 May 2004 (103) Ethnic Pole who served in the German army.[12]
Göbl, Anton 26 May 1898 5 Dec 2004 (106) Fought at Ypres. Also a World War II veteran. Infantry.[1]
Grochowina, Sylwester 31 Dec 1901 7 Jan 2004 (102) Ethnic Pole who served in the German army.[13]
Siemon, Konrad 7 May 1897 24 Oct 2004 (107) [1]
Wagner, Arno 4 Jun 1894 22 Dec 2004 (110) Served as a funker, or artillery observer, high above the Battle of Verdun in a balloon.[14]
Wiederanders, Rudolf 15 Dec 1898 12 Dec 2004 (105) Infantry.[15]
[edit] Italy (44 veterans)
Name Born Died Notes
Amadei, Domenico 15 Jan 1899 2004 (104-105) [2]
Bacciu, Giuseppe 16 Oct 1899 2004 (104-105) [2][16]
Barbero, Luigi 12 Apr 1899 2004 (104-105) [2]
Barghini, Anchise 7 Jun 1895 Jan 2004 (108)
Bonaccini, Orazio 11 Aug 1898 2004 (105-106) [2]
Borroni, Delfino 23 Sep 1899 2004 (104-105) [2]
Bourlot, Luigi 27 Feb 1899 2004 (104-105) [2]
Buttignoni, Giovanni 28 Jun 1899 2004 (104-105) [2]
Caponi, Florio 28 Jul 1899 5 Dec 2004 (105)
Casarola, Cataldo 10 May 1898 2004 (105-106) [2]
Celli, Tosello 13 Jan 1898 2004 (105-106) [2]
Crocetti, Ascanio 20 Jan 1900 2004 (103-104) [2]
Del Bianco, Vincenzo 28 May 1900 2004 (103-104) [2]
Digiannantonio, Andrea 25 Sep 1899 2004 (104-105) [2]
Dimasi, Salvatore 2 Feb 1899 2004 (104-105) [2]
Di Rocco, Giuseppe 7 Feb 1899 2 Jul 2004 (105) Fought for Italy, died in the USA.
Disastri, Luigi 14 Jun 1900 7 Dec 2004 (104) Served as a military labourer.[17]
Donna, Giuseppe 12 Nov 1897 2004 (106-107) [2]
Fantasia, Angelo 15 Mar 1899 2004 (104-105) [2]
Ferragamo, Alfonso 25 Aug 1898 5 May 2004 (105) Fought for Italy, died in the USA.
Frasconi, Pasquale 12 Nov 1893 16 Mar 2004 (110)
Gallo, Michele 11 May 1896 Jan 2004 (107)
Gazzillo, Sergio 19 Apr 1899 2004 (104-105) [2]
Granata, Antonio 13 Jul 1896 2004 (107-108) [2]
Latilla, Domenico 4 Jul 1899 2004 (104-105) [2]
Lucci, Michele 6 Mar 1896 2004 (107-108) Fought in an Alpine Regiment.[2]
Mele, Giovanni 7 Sep 1900 19 Dec 2004 (104)
Molinaro, Paolo Rosario 3 Oct 1898 2004 (105-106) Fought in an Alpine Regiment.[2]
Mortola, Francesco 11 Mar 1900 2004 (103-104) [2]
Orlando, Giacomo 1 Oct 1897 2004 (106-107) [2]
Pagliuso, Pompilio 4 Jan 1899 2004 (104-105) [2]
Pratesi, Michele 7 Aug 1898 2004 (105-106) [2]
Ranzini, Louis 31 Jul 1899 20 Mar 2004 (104) Died in the USA.[18][19]
Raugei, Urbano 15 Mar 1898 2004 (105-106) [2]
Rossetti, Giovanni 30 Aug 1899 2004 (104-105) [2]
Roveda, Emilio 20 Aug 1899 2004 (104-105) [2]
Sangermano, Antonio 11 Aug 1899 2004 (104-105) [2]
Sangiorgio, Guglielmo 26 Sep 1897 Jan 2004 (106)
Saravalle, Ido Georgetto 16 Nov 1899 2004 (104-105) [2]
Scola, Francesco 11 Mar 1899 2004 (104-105) [2]
Scordamaglia, Raffaele 27 Oct 1898 2004 (105-106) [2]
Terrando, Giacomo 7 Aug 1894 25 Jun 2004 (109) Fought for Italy, died in the USA.
Vasti, Vito 22 Sep 1898 2004 (105-106) [2]
Vitulli, Sebastiano 27 Jul 1897 Jan 2004 (106) [2]
[edit] Poland (5 veterans)
Name Born Died Notes
Filipowski, Andrzej 1899 4 August 2004 (104-105) Also fought in the Polish-Bolshevik War and World War II.
Kowalkowski, Władysław 12 June 1898 2004 (105-106) Also fought in the Polish-Bolshevik War.[20]
Srzednicki, Zdzisław 1902 23 June 2004 (101-102) Also fought in the Polish-Bolshevik War.[21]
Tworkowski, Czesław 1899 2004 (104-105) Also fought in the Polish-Bolshevik War.
Widajewicz, Mieczysław 1903 15 March 2004 (100-101) Also fought in the Polish-Bolshevik War and World War II.[22]
[edit] Russia (3 veterans)
Name Born Died Notes
Florysiak, Walenty 26 Jan 1898 1 Jan 2004 (105) Ethnic Pole conscripted into the Russian army in 1916. Served with the 2nd Polish Corps in Belarus and on the Romanian Front.[23]
Klovsky, Boris 22 Jan 1896 1 Jun 2004 (108) Believed to be the penultimate Russian-born veteran of the Russian armed forces. Also a World War II veteran. Emigrated to the USA from Ukraine aged 100.[24]
Soliński, Stanisław 11 Feb 1900 6 Dec 2004 (104) Ethnic Pole conscripted into the Russian army.[1]
[edit] Serbia (1 veteran)
Name Born Died Notes
Radovanović, Aleksa 2 Aug 1899 22 Jun 2004 (104) Believed to be the last surviving Serbian veteran from World War I[3][4]
[edit] Turkey (1 veteran)
Name Born Died Notes
Akbulut, Hamza c.1898 21 Oct 2004 (106) Also fought in the Turkish war of independence.[25][26]
[edit] United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland (28 veterans)
Name Rank/Regiment/Corps Born Died Notes
Bacon, Bessie Royal Flying Corps 20 Jun 1899 Feb 2004 (104) Non combat. Based at RAF Uxbridge, Middlesex.[5][27]
Barraclough, Arthur Private, Duke of Wellington’s (West Riding Regiment) 4 Jan 1898 30 Aug 2004 (106) Fought at Ypres, Arras and Cambrai, and wounded three times.[28][29]
Burnett, William (Bill) Private, Welsh Regiment & Sapper, Royal Engineers 17 Jan 1897 Jul 2004 (107) Last known Great War veteran of the Welsh Regiment. Born Aberdeen, Scotland, died Australia. Australia’s oldest man at his death.[30]
Charles, George Ogilvie Private, 7th Durham Light Infantry 2 Oct 1899 10 Dec 2004 (105) Served in France 1918.[31][32]
Dye, Albert Edward Driver, 52nd Army Service Corps & Royal Field Artillery 1 Oct 1896 7 Sep 2004 (107) Enlisted in 1915. Served in Egypt and the last survivor of the Middle East campaigns.[33][34]
Fancourt, Henry Lockhart St John Midshipman, Royal Navy 1 Apr 1900 8 Jan 2004 (103) Served on HMS Princess Royal. Won the DSO in World War II. See entry.[35][36]
Guilbert, William Thomas Boy Apprentice, Royal Flying Corps 9 Oct 1903 Apr 2004 (100) Non combat. Boy apprentice based at Netheravon.[37][38]
Halestrap, Arthur Sapper, Royal Engineers 8 Sep 1898 1 Apr 2004 (105) Last known Great War combat veteran of the Royal Engineers. Walked the decks of ‘The Titanic’ before she sailed. Also survived the Spanish flu. See entry.
Hamm, Edward Percy Private, Royal Marines Light Infantry 26 Feb 1899 Feb 2004 (104) Last surviving Royal Marine. Also a World War II veteran.[39][40]
Hankinson, Jasper Cecil Fullarton Private, Worcestershire Yeomanry & 14th (County of London) London Regiment (London Scottish) 16 Jun 1896 5 Jan 2004 (107) Last known Great War combat veteran of the London Regiment. Served on the Western Front, Greece and Palestine. Present at the British Army's last-ever cavalry charge in 1917.[41][42]
Hart, John Charles (Jonas) Private, Essex Regiment 10 Nov 1900 22 Oct 2004 (103) Last known Great War veteran of the Essex Regiment. Born Southend, Essex, died Australia. Enlisted underage, served on the Western Front.[43]
Isaac, Ernest Edward Ordinary Seaman, Royal Navy 26 Oct 1900 Jan 2004 (103) Enlisted 1918. Served on HMS Iron Duke.[6]ADM 188/814[44]
Kirk, Thomas Hobson Sub Lieutenant (Surgeon Probationer), Royal Navy 13 Jan 1899 9 Nov 2004 (105) Served as medical officer aboard HMS Lydiard.[45][46]
Lovell, James 'Jim' Lance Corporal, 8th Princess Charlotte of Wales’s (Royal Berkshire Regiment) 10 Feb 1899 27 Jan 2004 (104) Holder of the Military Medal; the last known British veteran decorated for bravery. Last known Great War veteran of the Royal Berkshire Regiment.[47][48]
McEwan, Alfred John Private, Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders 30 Sep 1898 29 Jul 2004 (105) Last known Great War veteran of the Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders. Served on the Western Front.[49][50]
Naylor, Arthur Percival B. Private, Army 19 Oct 1899 5 Nov 2004 (105) [51][52]
Oborne, John Richard Henry (Jack) Private, 4th Devonshire Regiment 11 May 1900 23 Oct 2004 (104) Last known Great War veteran of the Devonshire Regiment. Enlisted underage and served in France.[53][54]
Poppitt, John Sydney Pilot Officer, Royal Air Force 21 Oct 1900 17 Oct 2004 (103) Born Shropshire, died Australia. Non combat, still in training when war ended.[55]
Pritchard, James Malcolm 14th (County of London) London Regiment (London Scottish) 12 Jul 1898 30 Oct 2004 (106)
Rayns, Edward (Ted) Acting Sergeant, Army Service Corps 9 Feb 1899 30 Dec 2004 (105) Last known Great War veteran of the Army Service Corps. Enlisted underage. Served as a dispatch rider and present at the three Battles of the Somme.[56][57]
Robinson, Norman Leonard Private, South Nottinghamshire Hussars 14 Dec 1900 13 Jun 2004 (103) Non combat, still in training when war ended.[58][59]
Sorrell, Ernest William Private, The Buffs (East Kent Regiment) 2 May 1898 Aug 2004 (106) Last known Great War veteran of the East Kent Regiment.[7]WO372/18[60]
Strike, Alice Private, Royal Flying Corps 31 Aug 1896 22 Dec 2004 (108) Born Godalming, Surrey, died Canada. Served as a pay clerk.[61]
Tomkins, Arthur Bellamy Private, Army 24 Jun 1900 7 Jul 2004 (104) Born London, died Republic of Ireland. Non combat, still in training when war ended.[62]
Walker, Henry Francis Private, Devonshire Regiment 7 Apr 1900 Jun 2004 (104) Non combat.[63][64]
Ward, Harry Edward Private, Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment) 13 Mar 1900 Jan 2004 (103) Non combat. Served in Army of Occupation 1918-19.[65][66]
Williams, Albert Private, Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment) 3 Sep 1898 Mar 2004 (105) Enlisted aged 17. Served as a signaller. Fought in the 3rd battle of Ypres.[67][68]
Wilson, Percy Private, Border Regiment & 21st (6th City) Manchester Regiment 14 Aug 1899 15 Oct 2004 (105) Last known Great War veteran of the Border Regiment. Served as a Lewis gunner on the Somme.[69][70]

Remark: a further 24 men old enough to have served in World War I died in England & Wales in 2004. Their veteran status is not yet confirmed. Scottish and Irish records are not checked either.
[edit] United States (43 veterans)
Name Born Died Notes
Alexander, Thomas 16 Feb 1895 18 Jul 2004 (109) (Louisiana)
Amble, George Alvin 21 Dec 1895 15 Oct 2004 (108) (Oregon) Private, US Army. Enlisted June 1918.[8]
Beckman, Arnold O. 10 Mar 1900 18 May 2004 (104) (California) Non combat. Served in Marine Corps 1918-1919. Later a chemist, inventor and President of Beckman Instruments Inc.[71]
Beatty, Samuel 13 Nov 1900 13 Jun 2004 (103) (Florida) Seaman 2nd Class, US Navy.[8]
Benton, Robert Hugh 30 Nov 1895 30 Sep 2004 (108) (Washington) Enlisted 1917. Served in France, gassed, but survived.[72]
Britton, Birl 2 Jan 1896 11 Jan 2004 (108) (California) Served in France.[9][73]
De Meis, Frank 9 Sep 1897 18 Feb 2004 (106) (Florida) Born in Italy. Wounded on the Western Front.[9][74][75]
Declet, Aniceto 12 Mar 1898 6 May 2004 (106) (New York) Enlisted July 1916 and served on the Mexican border.[8]
Doan Jr., Joseph (Joe) E. 14 Jan 1895 6 Nov 2004 (109) (Pennsylvania) Sergeant, US Army.[76]
Faight, Forrest W. 27 Oct 1897 11 Nov 2004 (107) (California) Served with Battery C, 143rd Artillery, 40th Armored Division in France 1918. Stationed near Bordeaux, he maintained artillery equipment.[77]
Flowler, Nathan Henry 19 Mar 1900 14 Jul 2004 (104) (Wyoming) US Marine Corps.[8]
Fusselman, Perry D. 9 Sep 1898 6 Oct 2004 (106) (Michigan) Non combat. Awaiting a posting to Europe when the Armistice was declared.[78]
Gable, Addison 21 Dec 1900 27 Oct 2004 (103) (West Virginia) Non combat. Enlisted aged 16 but discharged after ten months service when his parents intervened.[79]
Genter, Carl G. 17 May 1900 27 Feb 2004 (103) (Louisiana)
Harrison, Jim 1896 21 Nov 2004 (108)
Hausold, Julius B. 31 Dec 1895 20 Feb 2004 (108) (New Jersey) Fought with the 308th Field Artillery in France where he was wounded.[80]
Hollar, Frank E. 24 Mar 1899 28 Oct 2004 (105) (New Mexico) A cannoneer with Battery D, 244th Field Artillery on the Western Front from July 1918, later a dispatch rider. Remained in the army reaching the rank of Lieutenant Colonel.[9][81][82]
Ingram, Philip G. 25 Jan 1900 27 Jul 2004 (104) (Indiana) US Navy.[8]
Johnson, Dickerson 1 May 1897 5 May 2004 (107) (Georgia) US Army.[8]
Johnson, Marie Odee 23 Jul 1897 25 Sep 2004 (107) (Texas) Non combat. Served as a Yeoman 2nd class in the US Navy, working in a clerical role in Washington DC. See entry.
King, James Wesley 10 Dec 1900 9 Mar 2004 (103) (Missouri) Private, US Army.[8]
Lake, William J. 30 Oct 1895 19 Jun 2004 (108) (Washington) 346th Machine Gun Battalion. Fought on the Western Front 1917-1918, seeing action in the Argonne Forest offensive.[83]
Lee, Eugene W. (Gene) 24 Mar 1899 25 Mar 2004 (105) (New York) Enlisted 1917. Fought with 5th Marine Regiment in France. Wounded and decorated for bravery.[84]
Lese, Walter 18 Sep 1899 27 Jan 2004 (104) (New York) Non combat. Enlisted 1917 but illness prevented his deployment to France. Served Stateside reaching the rank of sergeant.[85]
Long, Paul E. 12 Oct 1899 23 Nov 2004 (105) (Pennsylvania) Served in the US Army.
Moffitt, Jesse Lawrence 6 Mar 1897 8 Feb 2004 (106) (Massachusetts) Fought as an infantryman on the Western Front with the 26th Yankee Division.[86]
Moldenhauer, Ben 14 Jun 1897 16 Aug 2004 (107) (Wisconsin)[87]
Moyer, Dale 20 Jun 1895 17 Jul 2004 (109) (Ohio) Twin brother of Glen Moyer (see Veterans of World War I who Died in 2001).[88]
Pugh, Alfred R. 17 Jan 1895 7 Jan 2004 (108) (Maine) Enlisted 1917. Fought on the Western Front with the 77th Infantry Division 1918. Badly gassed.[89]
Prutzman, Charles 28 Nov 1897 2 Sep 2004 (106) (New York) Non-combat. Served in the US Army Officer Training Corps.[90][91]
Richardson, Ruth Stevens 7 Oct 1897 29 Dec 2004 (107) (Virginia) Non combat. Enlisted in US Navy just before the end of the war.[92]
Risser, Clay Kenneth 3 Aug 1899 4 Dec 2004 (105) (Iowa) Non combat. Served for 57 days in the Student’s Army Training Corps.[93]
Robb, Jacob H. 25 Jan 1899 29 Feb 2004 (105) (Missouri) Fought with the US Army on the Western Front 1918. Brother of Fred Robb (see Veterans of the First World War who died in 2005).[94]
Roberts, Daniel Tipton (Tip) 27 Nov 1895 17 Nov 2004 (108)
Roseberry, Samuel 7 Jul 1898 21 Dec 2004 (106) (Indiana). Served on the Western Front.[95]
Scannell, Edward G. 20 Mar 1900 5 Aug 2004 (104) (New York)
Scow, Roy 18 Jul 1896 11 Apr 2004 (107) (Montana) Enlisted 1917. Fought on the Western Front. Lost most of his hearing after an exploding artillery shell narrowly missed him.[96]
Sunderland, Paul 24 Apr 1896 9 Jan 2004 (107) (Kansas) Served in the US Navy on USS Charleston carrying supplies across the Atlantic.[97]
Tucker, Henry Roy 9 May 1897 12 Jun 2004 (107) (Georgia) Served in France.[9][98]
Tyler, William 11 Jan 1899 7 Jan 2004 (105) (Maine) Seaman 2nd Class, US Navy.[8]
Walsh, Joseph 1 Jan 1895 26 Jan 2004 (109) (Pennsylvania) Non combat. Served in the US Air Corps. Born in Russia.[10]
Weatherly, Robert S. 24 Sep 1899 5 Mar 2004 (104) (Alabama) Served in the US Army.
Wright, Joe 9 Jan 1895 Feb 2004 (109) (Pennsylvania)
[edit] World War I-era veterans - 5 veterans

Listed here are those that joined the armed services after the Armistice date, but before the Treaty of Versailles was signed, or where there is debate on their join-date, or whose military service is sometimes viewed as outside the scope of "WWI", but are considered World War I-era veterans by the press or by their respective governments, or served in a related conflict.
[edit] Estonia (4 veterans)
Name Born Died Notes
Elango, Aleksander 21 Feb 1902 17 Mar 2004 (102) Fought in the Estonian War of Independence Nov 1918 – Feb 1920. [99][100][101]
Pärna, Aarno 7 Oct 1899 15 Dec 2004 (105) Fought in the Estonian War of Independence Nov 1918 – Feb 1920. Died in the USA. [102][103]
Pruuel, August 5 Apr 1900 21 Jan 2004 (103) Fought in the Estonian War of Independence Nov 1918 – Feb 1920. [104][105][106][107]
Tark, Johannes 24 Mar 1900 26 Dec 2004(104) Fought in the Estonian War of Independence Nov 1918 – Feb 1920. Joined up in January 1919, wounded on the Lativan Front.[108][109]
[edit] Russia (1 veteran)
Name Born Died Notes
Livshits, Shlema Haimovich 13 Feb 1899 26 Jul 2004 (105) Served in the Russian Civil War 1918-1922. Also a decorated World War II veteran. Became a US citizen aged 104, died in Tennessee.[110][111][112]

those are the ww1 veterans who died in 2004

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Veterans by country of service - 95 veterans

On 25 October 2005, William Evan Allan received the Australian state funeral,[1] as John Campbell Ross did not see active service.
[edit] Australia (4 veterans)
Name Rank/Regiment/Corps Born Died Notes
Allan, William Evan Crawford Able Seaman, Royal Australian Navy 24 July 1899 17 October 2005 (106) Served aboard HMAS Encounter. See entry.
Gilbert Edward Bennion Corporal, 5th Reinforcements, Australian Imperial Force 1 October 1898 27 January 2005 (106) Non combat. Enlisted August 1918, still in training when war ended.[4]
Casserly, Peter Private, 2nd, 5th & 16th Railway Transport Units, Australian Imperial Force 28 January 1898 24 June 2005 (107) Last Australian combat veteran. Enlisted 1917 and served as a railwayman and a sapper at Ypres, Armentieres and Amiens. See entry.
McCoy, Kara Moser Nurse, ANZAC Corps 15 August 1898 17 January 2005 (106) Born England, died California. Last known female veteran of the Australian armed forces. Enlisted underage in 1914, and served on hospital ships tending the wounded on their long sea voyages home.[5][6]
[edit] Austria-Hungary (5 veterans)
Name Born Died Notes
Gillarduzzi, Teofilo 6 June 1899 11 November 2005 (106) Born in Trentino, part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire 1914-18, but later part of Italy.[2]
Karwowski, Franciszek 10 December 1895 12 April 2005 (109) Ethnic Pole. Also a veteran of the Polish-Bolveshik War (1919-1920) and World War II, in which he fought for both the German Wehrmacht and the Russian Red Army. [7]
Marek, Karol 1900 7 February 2005 (105) Ethnic Pole.
Pajaczkowski, Jerzy Casimir 19 July 1894 6 December 2005 (111) Ethnic Pole. Conscripted 1914. Fought as a sergeant on the Italian Front. Captured by the Italians at the end of the war. Joined the Polish army afterwards reaching the rank of Colonel. Died in the UK. See entry.
Skabar, Tony 18 October 1900 17 December 2005 (105) Born in Ukraine, died in Canada.
[edit] Canada (3 veterans)
Name Rank/Regiment/Corps Born Died Notes
Gionet, Lazare Private, Canadian Army 6 August 1896 1 April 2005 (108) Non combat. Enlisted 1916, but did not serve overseas.[8]
Laking, Clarence (Clare) Private, 27th Battery, 4th Brigade, Canadian Expeditionary Force 21 February 1899 26 November 2005 (106) Last Canadian combat veteran. Enlisted 1916. Served as a signaller on the Western Front. See entry.
Procter, William (Duke) Private, 172nd Battalion (Rocky Mountain Rangers), Canadian Expeditionary Force 18 August 1899 14 December 2005 (106) Non combat. Served in England, cutting timber. See entry.
[edit] France (8 veterans)
Name Born Died Notes
Binet, Charles Marie Nicolas 16 September 1896 2 February 2005 (108) [3]
Boucaud, Claude-Marie 12 August 1895 17 May 2005 (109) Conscripted 1914. Fought with the 133e RI de Bellay at Mont Curlu (wounded) and Chemin des Dames.[3]
Debry, André Léon Alphonse 15 June 1898 31 August 2005 (107) Conscripted into the artillery in 1917. Fought in the Aisne and Picardie offensives of 1918. See entry.[3]
Lavrand, André Jean 10 October 1900 28 September 2005 (104) Conscripted 1918.[3]
Moreau, René Marie-Martial 8 September 1897 26 October 2005 (108) Conscripted 1916. Officer cadet, 121e RA. Last survivor of the Battle of Verdun. Awarded the Croix de Guerre for bravery.[3]
Navarre, Léon 2 August 1899 25 April 2005 (105) Conscripted 1917 into the artillery.[3]
Piton, Albert 12 October 1898 13 January 2005 (106) Joined the 2eme RA in 1917, wounded 1918.[3]
Tendil, Alexis 12 August 1896 5 October 2005 (109) Radio operator with the 8e Engineering Regiment. See entry.[3]
[edit] Germany (11 veterans)
Name Born Died Notes
Börker, Friedrich 11 July 1900 21 October 2005 (105) [3]
Carl, Josef 29 October 1899 10 November 2005 (106) Fought with the infantry in Poland[4]
Dörnemann, Hermann 27 May 1893 2 March 2005 (111) Fought on the Western Front, where he was wounded. See entry.
Häßler, Fritz Otto Erich 22 April 1899 2 December 2005 (106) See entry.
Kuentz, Charles 18 February 1897 7 April 2005 (108) Born in Alsace-Lorraine. Conscripted into the German army 1916 and served on both the Western and Eastern Fronts. The last ‘French’ German veteran of World War I. Also a World War II veteran. See entry.
Person, Kurt 24 April 1898 23 February 2005 (106)
Rösch, Johann 24 March 1898 25 April 2005 (107) [3]
Rzepa, Jan 14 June 1899 23 March 2005 (105) Ethnic Pole conscripted into the German army. Fought with the RIR 12, Reserve Brandenburg 12th Grenadiers, 5. Reserve Division. Wounded at Verdun 1917, the last Polish veteran of the Polish Uprising 1919.[9][10][11]
Schweim, Otto Nicolaus 27 April 1897 9 September 2005 (108) [12][dead link]
Steinkamp, Christian 27 February 1900 24 July 2005 (105)
Van Sloten, Bert c. 1900 Sep 2005 (105) Born in the Netherlands, died in the UK. Fought with the German air force in World War I, winning the Iron Cross, and with the Royal Air Force in World War II, winning the Distinguished Flying Cross.[13]
[edit] Italy (19 veterans)
Name Born Died Notes
Alfano, Carmine 14 September 1896 5 February 2005 (108) [14]
Barbero, Luigi 12 April 1899 8 February 2005 (105) [15]
Barni, Arnaldo June 2, 1899 19 November 2005 (106) [2]
Bonomini, Paolo 22 May 1898 9 December 2005 (107) [2]
Consigli, Avellino 5 July 1898 11 October 2005 (107)
Denaro, Giuseppe 13 October 1900 10 July 2005 (104)
Di Nardo, Antonio 10 November 1898 3 May 2005 (106)
Di Rocco, Giuseppe 7 February 1899 2005 (105-106) Died in the USA.[5]
Di Santo, Benedetto 26 September 1899 5 April 2005 (105) [16]
Ledda, Luciano 22 January 1898 14 August 2005 (107)
Micheletti, Pietro 18 October 1900 25 March 2005 (104)
Monni, Marino 2 May 1899 20 June 2005 (106)
Orelli, Carlo 23 December 1894 22 January 2005 (110) Italy’s oldest man at his death. See entry.
Ossino, Cirino 4 September 1898 15 July 2005 (106)
Paoloni, Romolo 30 May 1899 2 May 2005 (105) [17]
Rava, Luigi 9 September 1897 19 September 2005 (108)
Roffinella, Secondo 3 May 1898 26 October 2005 (107) Fought in an Alpine regiment at the Battle of Caporetto and taken prisoner.
Santo, Ambulo 25 August 1900 6 February 2005 (104) [18]
Sini, Francesco 29 July 1899 30 May 2005 (105)
[edit] Poland (2 veterans)
Name Born Died Notes
Twarowski, Zygmunt 13 September 1903 2005 (101-102) Also fought in the Polish-Bolshevik War 1919-1920: [19]
Zimmer, Stanisław 1902 1 November 2005 (103)
[edit] Puerto Rico (1 veteran)
Name Born Died Notes
Vega-Jimenez, Salomon 9 May 1898 18 March 2005 (106) Private, US Army.[6]
[edit] United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland (16 veterans)
Name Rank/Regiment/Corps Born Died Notes
Anderson, Alfred Sergeant, 1/5th (Angus & Dundee) Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) 25 June 1896 21 November 2005 (109) Last 'Old Contemptible.' Last survivor of the Battle of the Somme. See entry.[20]
Butcher, Stephen Graham Boy Bandsman, Royal Marines 2 January 1904 Dec 2005 (101) Enlisted aged 13. Served aboard HMS Hyacinth. See entry.
Brooks, Walter Private, 77th Distribution Battalion 2 October 1900 Feb 2005 (104) Enlisted 16 October 1918 and still in training when the war ended.[7][21]
Caley, William Henry Stoker, Royal Navy 25 September 1899 Feb 2005 (105) Enlisted 1918.[8]ADM 188/1124[22]
Clark, Bert Private, Northamptonshire Regiment 20 November 1899 21 January 2005 (104) Last known Great War veteran of the Northamptonshire Regiment. Non combat.[9]
Dickinson, Joseph Frederick (Fred) Ordinary Seaman, Royal Navy 4 March 1899 17 January 2005 (105) Torpedo operator on HMS Warrior.[10]
Elder, William Gunner, Royal Garrison Artillery 5 May 1897 22 June 2005 (108) Last known Great War veteran of the Royal Garrison Artillery. Fought on the Somme and first two battles of Ypres.[23]
Finnigan, Alfred Benjamin Driver, 15th Royal Field Artillery 18 September 1896 11 May 2005 (108) Last known Great War veteran of the Royal Field Artillery. Lead driver in six-man horse team. See entry.[24]
Hardy, George Henry Private, 6th (Inniskilling) Dragoons 2 December 1899 22 January 2005 (105) Last known Great War veteran of the Dragoons. Non combat.[9]
Lawton, Harold Walter Corporal, 1/4th East Yorkshire Regiment 27 July 1899 24 December 2005 (106) Last known Great War veteran of the East Yorkshire Regiment. See entry.[25]
Lloyd, Charles Frederick Gunner, Royal Field Artillery 23 February 1898 28 April 2005 (107) Served in veterinary division.[26]
Lloyd, Arthur Henry (Harry) Private, Royal Flying Corps 17 June 1900 22 June 2005 (105) Non combat. Enlisted underage, served as an aircraft fitter.[27]
Marshall, Albert Elliot (Smiler) Private, 1/1st Essex Yeomanry & Machine Gun Corps 15 March 1897 16 May 2005 (108) Last British cavalryman of the Great War. See entry.[28]
Rice, George Francis 1/5th Durham Light Infantry & 1st & 2/5th Duke of Wellington’s (West Riding Regiment) 18 June 1897 17 September 2005 (108) Last known Great War veteran of the West Riding Regiment. Served as a Lewis gunner on the Western Front.[29]
Watson, Charles Alfred W.(Chuck) Sergeant, 11th Squadron, Royal Flying Corps 16 November 1899 1 January 2005 (105) Aircraft navigator. Last surviving airman to have been shot down.[9]
Withers, Cecil Clarence Private, 1st Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment) & Queen’s (Royal West Surrey Regiment) 8 June 1898 17 April 2005 (106) Last known Great War veteran of the Royal Fusiliers and Royal West Surrey Regiments. Enlisted underage. Wounded at Arras.[30]
[edit] United States (26 veterans)
Name Born Died Notes
Boice, Harold Frank 8 September 1897 7 October 2005 (108) (New York) Enlisted 1917. Served as a private in telegraph battalion. In France only for a few days; en route to the Front when the Armistice was declared.[31]
Briant, George L. 3 March 1901 31 January 2005 (103) (Louisiana) Served in France and awarded the Legion of Honour.[3]
Brush, Earl F. 17 July 1893 10 January 2005 (111) (California)
Chapman, Homer Dwight 4 October 1898 4 April 2005 (106) (California) Non combat. In training with the Student Army Training Corps 1918.[32]
Cook, Arthur E. 4 May 1895 24 March 2005 (109) (Kansas) Served in France and awarded the Legion of Honour.
Crist, Ray H. 8 March 1900 23 July 2005 (105) (New York) Non-combat. Served in the Student Army Training Corps. Later worked on the Manhattan Project that developed the nuclear bomb.[33][34]
Elliott, Sr., John Paul 6 February 1899 14 January 2005 (105) (California) Enlisted in the US Navy aged 17 as a pharmacist’s mate on the USS Texas. Patrolled the North Sea and the Baltic, and was present at the surrender of the German fleet 1919. Also a World War II veteran.[35]
Fiala, Arthur (Art) 17 February 1899 23 November 2005 (106) (Wisconsin) Non combat. Served in France 1918 with 20th Engineering Battalion as a wood cutter and cook. See entry.
Grace, Rollin F. (Jack) 11 March 1900 23 January 2005 (104) (Vermont). Non combat. Served Stateside with the 302nd Cavalry Regiment. [36][37]
Grill, Max 24 April 1900 3 December 2005 (105) (New York) Served as a lieutenant in the US Army towards the end of the war.[38]
Hair, Joe Dollar 11 October 1895 3 March 2005 (109) (Alabama)
Harrison, Michael 13 December 1897 5 April 2005 (107) (California) US Army.[39][40]
Hendershott, Robert L. 7 August 1898 23 March 2005 (106) (Florida). Non-combat. Served in the Officer Training Corps.[41][42]
Lane, Stanley 1 October 1901 15 July 2005 (103) (Maryland) Non combat. Born Samuel Levine in Warsaw, emigating to the USA as a child. Enlisted in the US Cavalry aged 16, but served Stateside. Remained in the army, and served with the Quartermaster Corps in World War II and the Korean War, reaching the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel.[43]
Law, Reuben Walter 14 August 1898 1 January 2005 (106) (Nevada) Sergeant, US Army. Served in France Oct-Nov 1918 transporting supplies and wounded soldiers behind the front line.[44]
Matthews, Mark 7 August 1894 6 September 2005 (111) (North Carolina) Non combat. Based in the American West as a ‘Buffalo Soldier.’ See entry.
Mauss, Henry D. 27 September 1898 30 May 2005 (106) (Missouri) Non-combat.[45][46]
Meyer, Charley H. 13 May 1899 22 January 2005 (105) (Kansas) Non combat. Enlisted 1918 and served Stateside with a Motor Transport division.[47]
Myers, Kenneth 18 April 1898 28 November 2005 (107) (Texas) A sailor, he served aboard the USS Oklahoma.[48]
Perkins, George Dewey 10 March 1898 9 February 2005 (106) (Louisiana) Non combat. Enlisted in the US Marine Corps 1917. Struck down by Spanish Flu preventing his deployment to France.[49]
Rager, Dean L. 22 December 1898 20 February 2005 (106) (Idaho) Private, US Army.[6]
Robb, Fred Eliot 16 October 1896 28 March 2005 (108) (Missouri) Non combat. Enlisted in the US Marine Corps 1918, but illness prevented his deployment to France. Served as a Navy Chaplain in World War II. Brother of Jacob Robb (see Surviving Veterans of World War I who died in 2004).[50]
Smith, Harold M. 2 August 1900 5 June 2005 (104) Non combat. Marine. Enlisted in the US Marine Corps aged 17, but was still in training when the war ended.[51]
Warner, Charles H. 1 October 1899 25 January 2005 (105) (California)
Wells, Ed 1 January 1897 11 December 2005 (108) (Mississippi)
Wilbur, Bertrand 10 April 1899 31 March 2005 (105) (California)[52]
[edit] World War I-era veterans - 3 veterans

Listed here are those that joined the armed services after the Armistice date, but before the Treaty of Versailles was signed, or where there is debate on their join-date, or whose military service is sometimes viewed as outside the scope of "WWI", but are considered World War I-era veterans by the press or by their respective governments, or served in a related conflict.
[edit] United Kingdom (1 veteran)
Name Born Died Notes
Rudd, Victor (Bob) 28 April 1901 20 November 2005 (104) Enlisted on 5 May 1919 and served as a Private, 9th (Queen's Royal) Lancers, with the Army of Occupation until discharged in December 1919. Died in New Zealand.[53][54]
[edit] United States (2 veterans)
Name Born Died Notes
Ereñeta, Julio (Jay) 2 January 1902 15 April 2005 (103) (California) Enlisted in the US Navy 1919 and served aboard a minesweeper clearing the North Sea.
Hileman, Warren V. 29 September 1901 30 January 2005 (103) (Illinois) Served with the US Army Expeditionary Force in Siberia 1919-1920.

ww1 veterans who died in 2005

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Austria-Hungary (3 veterans)
Name Born Died Notes
Bischof, August 18 August 1900 4 March 2006 (105) Last Austrian veteran living in Austria.
Molnár, Gergely András 16 November 1897 22 March 2006 (108) Last Hungarian born veteran, also World War II-veteran and oldest Hungarian man at his death.[2]
Parniak, Paweł 27 February 1890? 27 March 2006 (116?) Born in Ukraine, died in Poland. Served in the Austria-Hungarian army 1914-1918. His age claim was not verified at the time of his death. See entry.
[edit] France (5 veterans)
Name Born Died Notes
Floquet, Maurice Noël 25 December 1894 10 November 2006 (111) Thrice-wounded combat veteran of the Marne, the Somme, Beausejour and Chemin des Dames. See entry.[1]
Gilson, Ferdinand 10 October 1898 25 February 2006 (107) Conscripted 1917 into the 31e RI de Mamers. Fought as a Warrant Officer in Flanders with the 31eme RA. In the resistance in World War II.[2]
Jaffré, François 28 May 1901 22 September 2006 (105) Enlisted in the navy 1916. Served as a wireless operator on the destroyer ‘Armorique’ escorting troop ships across the Atlantic.[3]
Lagarnaudie, Louis 17 June 1899 26 October 2006 (107) Drafted April 1918. Due to bad memories of the war, refused to take part in later veteran ceremonies. Excluded from French government lists as it only counts those with more than three months of combat service.[3]

[4][5]
Weil, Léon Roger 16 July 1896 6 June 2006 (109) Conscripted 1916 into the 5e Alpine regiment. Fought in the Battle of Chemin des Dames. A resistance fighter in World War II. See entry.[4]
[edit] Germany (10 veterans)
Name Born Died Notes
Appel, Otto 16 October 1900 12 July 2006 (105) Enlisted 1917, was in Russia; also World War II-Veteran.[5]
Brandmeier, Franz Xaver 16 July 1899 8 September 2006 (107) Enlisted in the navy 1917.[6]
Biehler, August 28 August 1899 15 April 2006 (106) [5]
Binner, Erwin 16 January 1899 26 March 2006 (107) Army veteran.[5]
Eis, Eduard 22 March 1899 24 April 2006 (107) Served on the Western Front as an army lorry driver.[5]
Fuchs, Konrad 15 October 1897 13 November 2006 (109) Conscripted into the army in 1916. Fought at the Battle of Chemin des Dames. Later a Catholic priest. See entry.[6][7]
Klöpper, Hans 10 August 1900 10 September 2006 (106)
Neumann, Georg 28 July 1899 21 June 2006 (106) Fought on horseback with a Hussars regiment on the Eastern Front.[5]
Solveen, Hermann 20 February 1899 28 February 2006 (107) Enlisted 1916 and seriously wounded. Served in both World Wars.
Velten, Wilhelm 2 September 1899 26 December 2006 (107)
[edit] Italy (10 veterans)

Boeddu, Luca||18 March 1898||7 February 2006 (107)||[8]
Name Born Died Notes
Camillo, Angelo Michele 18 November 1899 17 July 2006 (106) Enlisted 1917. Fought with the 209th Infantry (Bisagno Brigade) at Asiago.[8]
Dal Maso, Evaristo 9 August 1899 21 June 2006 (106) Died in Brazil.[8]
De Bettin Casanova, Antonia 17 December 1900 15 October 2006 (105) Last female Italian veteran.[8]
De Cristofaro, Domenico 21 November 1899 21 September 2006 (106) Enlisted 1917. Fought with the 4th Infantry regiment at Asiago and Piave. Wounded at the Battle of the Solstice 1918.[8]
Furoni, Mario 23 November 1899 13 January 2006 (106) [8]
Gavagnin, Dante Guido 17 September 1897 2 June 2006 (108)
Saravalle, Ido Giorgetto 16 November 1899 Feb 2006 (106) Fought in an Alpine regiment.[8]
Sepe, Giuseppe 13 March 1900 4 February 2006 (105) [8]
Zema, Carmelo 17 September 1899 11 January 2006 (106) [8]
[edit] Turkey/Ottoman Empire (1 veteran)
Name Born Died Notes
Hoyuk, Omer 1899? 13 January 2006 (106) [9]
[edit] United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland (7 veterans)
Name Rank/Regiment/Corps Born Died Notes
Baker, Alice Leading Aircraftwoman, Royal Flying Corps 28 July 1898 27 February 2006 (107) Non combat. Served as a 'doper' waterproofing aircraft wings.[10]
Cummins, Kenneth Alfred Hugo Midshipman, Royal Navy 3 March 1900 11 December 2006 (106) Last surviving British naval officer. Also a World War II veteran. See entry.[11][12]
Newcombe, Harry John Private, 8th Royal Sussex Regiment (Pioneers) 5 August 1900 18 March 2006 (105) Last known Great War veteran of the Royal Sussex Regiment. Non combat. In training when war ended. Served in Army of Occupation 1918-19. See entry.[13]
Newman, John James Private, 16th (County of London) London Regiment (Queen’s Westminster Rifles) 15 January 1901 2006 (105) Last known Great War veteran of the London Regiment. Non combat. In training when war ended. Served in Army of Occupation 1918-19.[7]
Rigby, Andrew Private, 1st Lancashire Fusiliers 2 November 1900 9 June 2006 (105) Last known Great War veteran of the Lancashire Fusiliers. Enlisted aged 14 and served for 3 months before real age discovered. Later a monk.[14][15][16]
Roberts, William (Bill) Corporal, Royal Flying Corps 29 September 1900 30 April 2006 (105) Non combat. Served as an aircraft rigger at Farnborough.[17][18]
Swarbrick, Nicholas Joseph Telegraphist, Merchant Navy 14 November 1898 2 February 2006 (107) Last surviving British merchant seaman. See entry.[19][20]
[edit] United States (16 veterans)
Name Born Died Notes
Anderegg, Albert 29 August 1900 8 August 2006 (105) (Minnesota) Non combat. In training with the Student Army Training Corps Oct-Nov 1918. See entry.[21]
Anderson, Homer 24 December 1897 23 September 2006 (108) (Florida) Non combat. Trained as an observer in the US Army Balloon Corps.[8]
Buchanan, Russell A. 14 January 1900 6 December 2006 (106) (Massachusetts) Non combat. Served Stateside in the US Navy 1918. See entry.[22][23]
Cotton, William F. "Bill" 23 October 1897 23 April 2006 (108) (Louisiana) Enlisted in the US Navy 1917. Served as a Chief Commissary Steward aboard USS Oklahoma. See entry.
Files, H. Loyd 23 January 1899 8 August 2006 (107) (Colorado)[24]
Gardner, Harold Ford 3 December 1898 16 October 2006 (107) (Pennsylvania) Served in the US Army for less than one day. See entry.[25]
Goldberg, Samuel Benedict 19 March 1900 10 December 2006 (106) (Rhode Island) Non combat. Enlisted 1917, but remained Stateside as a drill instructor. See entry.
Hardy, Moses 6 January 1893 (or 1894) 7 December 2006 (113 or 112) (Mississippi) Served on the Western Front with the 805th Pioneer Infantry. See entry.[26]
Johnson, George 1 May 1894 30 August 2006 (112) (California) Non combat. Drafted into the US Army 1917, but served Stateside with 14th Co, 154th Battalion. See entry.
Johnson, Lowell N. 17 June 1899 10 March 2006 (106) (Illinois) Non combat. Still in training when the war ended.[27][28]
Lutz, William B. 22 June 1899 26 March 2006 (106) (Massachusetts) Non combat. Served in US Marine Corps.[9]
Poor, Justin W. 4 August 1899 3 April 2006 (106) (Florida)
Pusey, Ernest Charles 5 May 1895 19 November 2006 (111) Enlisted in the US Navy 1917. Served aboard the USS Wyoming patrolling the waters around the British Isles. See entry.[29][30][31][32]
Steer, Frank 12 January 1901 7 March 2006 (105) (Hawaii) Enlisted aged 17. Fought on the Western Front in the Meuse Argonne offensive. Also a World War II veteran. See entry.
Warmington, Arthur 18 September 1895 11 January 2006 (110) (New Jersey)[5]
Zell, Carley 1 September 1899 26 February 2006 (106) (Georgia) Non combat. Served as an apprentice seaman in the US Navy.[33][34]
[edit] World War I-era veterans - 4 veterans

Listed here are those that joined the armed services after the Armistice date, but before the Treaty of Versailles was signed, or where there is debate on their join-date, or whose military service is sometimes viewed as outside the scope of "WWI", but are considered World War I-era veterans by the press or by their respective governments, or served in a related conflict.
[edit] Estonia (1 veteran)
Name Born Died Notes
Ilus, Ants 20 September 1901 3 February 2006 (105) Last known survivor of the Estonian War of Independence Nov 1918 – Feb 1920. Moblilised 1919.[10][11][12]
[edit] Russia (1 veteran)
Name Born Died Notes
Gudz, Boris Aug 1902 27 December 2006 (104) Fought with the Red Guards in the October Revolution and the Russian Civil War.[13][14]
[edit] United States (2 veterans)
Name Born Died Notes
Little, David Samuel (Tex) 26 December 1902 12 March 2006 (103) Non combat. Enlisted 1919, aged 16, but served Stateside. See entry.
Starkey, Maurice E. 3 December 1901 27 November 2006 (104) (Pennsylvania) Enlisted in the US Navy July 1919.[35][36]

these are the ww1 veterans who died in 2006

longevitydude - January 3, 2010 09:53 PM (GMT)
Canada (2 veterans)

Clemett, Victor Lloyd 10 Dec 1899 21 Feb 2007 (107) Non combat. Enlisted aged 16 and served in England cutting timber when his real age was discovered. See entry.[1]
Wilson, Dwight "Percy" 26 Feb 1901 9 May 2007 (106) Did not see action (was turned back after arriving in England, due to his young age). See entries.[2][3]
[edit] France (6 veterans)
Name Born Died Notes
Brunier, Charles 31 May 1901 26 Jan 2007 (105) Excluded from French government lists as it only counts those who served in France, i.e. on the Western front. See entries.[4][5]
Delaire, Bernard 28 Mar 1899 1 Oct 2007 (108) In training as a naval officer August-November 1918.[6]
Grelaud, Jean 26 Oct 1898 25 Feb 2007 (108) See entry.[7]
Guay, Raymond 17 Apr 1900 2 Jan 2007 (106) [2]
Riffaud, René Félix 19 Dec 1898 16 Jan 2007 (108) See entries.[8][9][10]
Capony, Marie-Simone 14 Mar 1894 15 Sep 2007 (113) See entry.[11]
[edit] Germany (9 veterans)
Name Born Died Notes
Christmann, Rudolf 10 Jan 1900 27 Jun 2007 (107) Served in both World Wars, oldest living German man during the last month of his life.[3]
Heiman, Walter 12 Mar 1901 18 Mar 2007 (106) Enlisted at age 17 in March 1918, but still in flight training when war ended. Fled to U.S. in 1938, became U.S. citizen, died in Missouri. See entry.[12]
Kaiser, Albin 12 Dec 1899 11 Apr 2007 (107) Served in France. Infantry.[4]
Kos, Józef 27 Sep 1900 5 Apr 2007 (106) Ethnic Pole. Served in the German army in 1918. See entries.[13][14][15][16][17]
Moszynski, Johann 25 Feb 1902 5 Dec 2007 (105) Born in Galicia[5]
Meier, Robert 10 Mar 1897 29 Jan 2007 (109) See entries.[18][19][20][6]
Remmert, Wilhelm 15 Nov 1899 27 May 2007 (107) Went to war at 17 and served in Russia, later in France. Oldest living German man until his death.[21]
Seegers, William 24 Oct 1900 10 July 2007 (106) Drafted June 1918; served until Apr 1919. Died in U.S. See entry.[22]
Seim, Rudolf 31 Jan 1899 9 Jan 2007 (107) [21][7]
[edit] Italy (9 veterans)
Name Born Died Notes
Agazzi, Alberto 30 Jan 1899 12 Apr 2007 (108) [23]
Bertolami, Carmelo 8 Dec 1900 4 Nov 2007 (106) Excluded from Italian government lists as it only counts those with at least six months of service. Called up in March 1917.[24][25]
Carta, Giovanni Antonio 28 Dec 1899 5 Jun 2007 (107) Enlisted in 1917.[26]
Ciarniello, Annibale 9 Jan 1900 3 Jan 2007 (106) Excluded from Italian government lists as it only counts those with more than six months of service. See entry.[27]
Costanzo, Pasquale 21 May 1899 10 May 2007 (107)
Garbuglia, Enrico 30 Mar 1900 2 Jun 2007 (107) Joined June 1918.
Sarrocco, Italo 11 May 1898 8 Jan 2007 (108) Fought at the Battle of Vittorio Veneto. See entry.[28]
Serioli, Battista 26 Nov 1900 21 Dec 2007 (107) Excluded from Italian government lists as it only counts those with at least six months of service. Signed up in May 1918. Lived in Sale Marasino, near Brescia. Left the Army in 1921.[29][30][31]
Tuveri, Giustino 01898-05-15 15 May 1898 5 Oct 2007 (109) Born in Sardinia, moved to France in 1920.[32]
[edit] Romania (1 veteran)
Name Born Died Notes
Pănculescu, Gheorghe C. 26 Mar 1903 7 Jan 2007 (103) Last known Romanian World War I veteran. See entry.[33]
[edit] United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (3 veterans)
Name Rank/Regiment/Corps Born Died Notes
Violet Hughes Women's Army Auxiliary Corps 14 Jan 1901 8 Mar 2007 (106) One of the last surviving British female veterans of World War I.[34]
Mayne, Philip 2nd Lieutenant, Royal Engineers 22 Nov 1899 9 Apr 2007 (107) The last surviving British army officer of World War I and last Royal Engineer. Non combat. Completed training in September 1918 and awaiting a posting to the Front but caught Spanish flu and spent the remainder of the war in hospital. See entry.[35]
Young, William (Will) Private, Royal Flying Corps 4 Jan 1900 24 Jul 2007 (107) Last Scottish veteran and the last survivor of the RFC. Served as a wireless operator on the Western Front. Moved to Australia after World War II. See entries.[36][37]
[edit] United States (7 veterans)
Name Born Died Notes
Brown, Lloyd 7 Oct 1901 29 Mar 2007 (105) From Maryland, the last US Navy World War I veteran. See entry.[38]
Coffey, J. Russell 1 Sep 1898 20 Dec 2007 (109) From North Baltimore, Ohio, enlisted on 19 October 1918. Did not see action (was still in training)[39][40][41]
Mercado del Toro, Emiliano 21 Aug 1891 24 Jan 2007 (115) From Puerto Rico, the oldest veteran ever and the oldest person in the world at the time of his death. See entries.[42][43]
Pierro, Antonio 22 Feb 1896 8 Feb 2007 (110) From Massachusetts, and the last veteran of the Meuse-Argonne Offensive. See entry.[44]
Ramsey, Howard Verne 2 Apr 1898 22 Feb 2007 (108) From Oregon. See entry.[45]
Wagner, Albert Frederick 'Jud' 5 Sep 1899 20 Jan 2007 (107) From Kansas, and the last US Marine World War I veteran. See entries.[46][47]
Winters, Charlotte 10 Nov 1897 27 Mar 2007 (109) From Maryland, and the last female US World War I veteran. See entry.[48]
[edit] World War I-era veterans - 5 veterans

Listed here are those that joined the armed services after the Armistice date, but before the Treaty of Versailles was signed, or where there is debate on their join-date, or whose military service is sometimes viewed as outside the scope of "WWI", but are considered World War I-era veterans by the press or by their respective governments, or served in a related conflict.
[edit] Finland (2 veterans)
Name Born Died Notes
Lehtinen, Eino Arvid 10 Apr 1900 29 Jan 2007 (106) Veteran of the White Guard in the Finnish Civil War (1918). [8]
Rönnback, Lennart 21 May 1905 4 Nov 2007 (102) Veteran of the White Guard in the Finnish Civil War (1918). Finnish Swede.[49]
[edit] Turkey/Ottoman Empire (1 veteran)
Name Born Died Notes
Turan, Veysel 1898? 25 Mar 2007 (108) Veteran of the Turkish War of Independence 1919-1923 and post-World War I interregnum. [9]
[edit] United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland (1 veteran)
Name Born Died Notes
Baker, Wilfred 29 Jun 1900 5 Mar 2007 (106) Scottish World War I-era veteran, joined the Royal Navy in December 1918. See entry.[50]
[edit] United States (1 veteran)
Name Born Died Notes
Peterson, Orin Manfred 27 Feb 1900 24 Aug 2007 (107) Signed up for US cavalry but did not serve overseas. Enlisted in 1919 according to a letter from his nephew, but his World War I Draft Registration Card from 1918 states he enlisted in the third and final draft, 12 September 1918[51], roll 1684110. It is still disputed whether he may have been considered a World War I veteran instead of an era veteran.[52] It is possible that the family wanted to prevent media coverage. Lived in Spokane, Washington.[53]

ww1 veterans who died in 2007

longevitydude - January 3, 2010 09:56 PM (GMT)
On 17 March 2008, despite the existence of Pierre Picault, Fernand Goux, and an anonymous veteran, Lazare Ponticelli received the French state funeral as the last poilu officially recognized by the French government.[1] On 3 April 2008, Yakup Satar was similarly honoured in Turkey,[2] as was Italy's Delfino Borroni on 29 October 2008.[3]
Country served Name Born Died Notes
Austria-Hungary Künstler, Franz 24 July 1900 27 May 2008 (107) Last Austria-Hungarian and Central Powers WWI veteran. Born in Hungary. Served in Italian Front. Also served for Hungary in WWII. Moved to Germany in 1946. Oldest man living in Germany at the time of his death.[4][5]
France Cambefort, Raymond 11 February 1900 16 January 2008 (107) Excluded from French government lists-did not fight for three months in combat service. Signed up on 28 August 1918.[6]
France de Cazenave, Louis 16 October 1897 20 January 2008 (110) Was thought to be the last World War I veteran born in France, until another veteran, Fernand Goux, was discovered. France's oldest man at the time of his death.[7][8]
France Goux, Fernand 31 December 1899 9 November 2008 (108) Served in 85th, then 82nd Infantry. Called up on 19 April 1918 to supply troops and bury dead. In trenches on 3 November. Excluded from French government lists-did not fight for three months in combat service. Lived in Paris Region.[9][10]
France Picault, Pierre 27 February 1899 20 November 2008 (109) Served in the French Army 83rd Artillery. Called up on 15 April 1918 as 2nd class gunner. Excluded from French government lists. Lived in Bou, Loiret. France's oldest man at the time of his death.[11]
France & Italy Ponticelli, Lazare 7 December 1897 12 March 2008 (110) Third to last veteran to have fought in French and Italian armies. Born in Italy. Fought in French Army from 1914-15 and Italian Army from 1915-18. Oldest living Italian born and French male upon death.[12]
German Empire Kästner, Erich 10 March 1900 1 January 2008 (107) Last WWI German Empire veteran and born in Germany. Enlisted in July 1918. Sent to Western Front to fight in France. Serving as a first lieutenant in ground support for the Luftwaffe in 1939 in WWII.[13][14][15]
Italy Borroni, Delfino Edmondo 23 August 1898 26 October 2008 (110) Last Italian veteran. Signed up in January 1917; served in Italian Army, 6th Bersaglieri Bologna. Lived in Castano Primo, near Milan.[16]
Italy Chiarello, Francesco Domenico 5 November 1898 27 June 2008 (109) Joined the Italian army in 1918 as a member of the 19th infantry regiment from Cosenza. Fought in the final battle of Vittorio Veneto.[17][18]
Ottoman Empire Satar, Yakup 11 March 1898 2 April 2008 (110) Last World War I veteran who fought for the Ottoman Empire. Born in Crimea. Enlisted in 1915. Taken prisoner in 1917 in Baghdad campaign by the British.[19]
Poland Wycech, Stanisław 27 June 1902 12 January 2008 (105) Poland's last known veteran of World War I. Messenger in 1915, aged 13. Saw action on 10 November 1918. Called back in 1919 to fight the Bolsheviks. Lived in Warsaw up until his death.[20]
Russia Krichevsky, Mikhail Efimovich 25 February 1897 26 December 2008 (111)

Last veteran who served for Russia. Joined up in 1917. Accounts differ as to whether he was sent to the Austro-Hungarian front. After October Revolution returned home. Ukraine's oldest man. Lived in Donetsk.[21][22]
United Kingdom United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Campany, Ivy Lillian 23 September 1901 19 December 2008 (107) Last female veteran of any country. Joined Queen Mary's Army Auxiliary Corps during World War I. Fire-watcher in World War II. Lived in Margate, Kent at the time of her death.[23]
United Kingdom United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Lucas, Sydney Maurice (Syd) 21 September 1900 4 November 2008 (108) Served in the 45th Sherwood Foresters. Did not see action (was still in training). Moved to Australia in 1928 and served in the Australian Army in World War II.[24]
United Kingdom United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Powers, Gladys 10 May 1899 15 August 2008 (109) Last World War I veteran living in Canada. Barracks waitress in the WAAC, and later in the WRAF. Moved to Canada in 1920. Lived in Abbotsford, British Columbia at the time of her death.[25][26]
United Kingdom United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Stair, Stanley Charles October 1900 April 2008 (107) Last World War I veteran from the British West Indies Regiment. Infantryman with the rank of Private. Awarded the British War Medal and the Victory Medal. Lived in Animal Hill, Lucea, Jamaica.[27]
United States Landis, Harry Richard 12 December 1899 4 February 2008 (108) Lived in Florida, Joined United States Army in October 1918 in the Student Army Training Corps. Did not finish basic training. Discharged in December 1918.[28][29]
[edit] World War I-era veterans - 3 veterans

Listed here are those that joined the armed services after the Armistice date, but before the Treaty of Versailles was signed, or where there is debate on their join-date, or whose military service is sometimes viewed as outside the scope of "WWI", but are considered World War I-era veterans by the press or by their respective governments, or served in a related conflict.
Country served Name Born Died Notes
France Gourraud, Georges 5 October 1900 18 October 2008 (108) Called up by the French Army on Armistice Day 1918. Lived in the Vendee.[30]
Italy Bisaro, Giobatta 7 October 1900 7 March 2008 (107) Enlisted just after the end of the war. Lived in Dignano (Friuli, North Eastern Italy).[31]
United States Matthews, Floyd Huston 'Skipper' 3 February 1903 24 February 2008 (105) Lived in Florence, Alabama; enlisted in Navy a month before the Treaty of Versailles, and so was still in training.[32]

these ww1 vets died in 2008

longevitydude - January 3, 2010 10:01 PM (GMT)
On 27 June 2006, the British Government approved a National Memorial Service at Westminster Abbey to take place after the death of the last known World War I veteran living in the United Kingdom, who was Harry Patch.[1]
Country served Name Born Died Notes
Australia Ross, John Campbell (Jack) 01899-03-11 11 March 1899 02009-06-03 3 June 2009 (110) Last Australian digger. Joined in early 1918 as wireless operator, but did not see action. Served in Home Guard in World War II. Australia's oldest person. Lived in Bendigo, Victoria.[2][3][4][5]
United Kingdom Allingham, Henry William 6 June 1896 18 July 2009 (113) Last airman. Served in the 12 Squadron RNAS (later RAF). Joined in 1915 as mechanic. Last veteran of the Battle of Jutland. World's oldest man and oldest ever British man. Oldest veteran ever to see action. Lived in Brighton, Sussex.[6][7][8]
United Kingdom Hughes, Netherwood (Ned) 01900-06-12 12 June 1900 02009-04-04 4 April 2009 (108) Called up to the 51st Manchester Regiment in mid 1918 as truck driver. Did not see action as he was still in training. Lived in Accrington, Lancashire.[9][10]
United Kingdom Patch, Henry John (Harry) 17 June 1898 25 July 2009 (111) Last Tommy. Served in the British Army under the 7th Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry. Last veteran to serve in trenches and to be wounded in action. Called up in 1916. Last survivor of Battle of Passchendaele. Fireman in World War II. Europe's oldest man upon death. Lived in Wells, Somerset.[11][12][13][14]
United Kingdom Stone, William Frederick (Bill) 01900-09-23 23 September 1900 02009-01-10 10 January 2009 (108) Joined Royal Navy in 1918. Did not see action as he was still in training, but was also a World War II veteran. Lived in Reading, Berkshire at the time of his death.[15][16]
[edit] World War I era veterans - 3 veterans

Listed here are those that joined the armed services after the Armistice date, but before the Treaty of Versailles was signed, or where there is debate on their join-date, or whose military service is sometimes viewed as outside the scope of "WWI", but are considered World War I-era veterans by the press or by their respective governments, or served in a related conflict.
Country served Name Born Died Notes
Brazil Cardoso, Waldemar Levy 01900-12-04 4 December 1900 13 May 2009 (108) Served in the Brazilian Army, joining in late 1918 but did not see action. Lieutenant Colonel in World War II. Last living Brazilian field marshal. Later lived in Rio de Janeiro.[17][18]
Finland Arvonen, Aarne Armas (Arska) 01897-08-04 4 August 1897 02009-01-01 1 January 2009 (111) Last Finnish Civil War veteran. Oldest Nordic person and Finland's oldest ever man. Last living Finn born in 19th century. Lived in Järvenpää.[19][20][21]
United States Rex, Robley Henry 01901-05-02 2 May 1901 02009-04-28 28 April 2009 (107) Joined 5th Infantry Division in May 1919. Later moved to 28th Infantry. Served in Intelligence Unit. Lived in Louisville, Kentucky.[22][23][24]

these are the ww1 vets who died in 2009

clark kent - January 5, 2010 06:37 PM (GMT)
good research LD =)

it would be better if there is a chart so that it would look more organized =)

longevitydude - January 8, 2010 12:18 PM (GMT)
QUOTE (clark kent @ Jan 5 2010, 01:37 PM)
good research LD =)

it would be better if there is a chart so that it would look more organized =)

im not sure how to do that, i just copied and pasted it, im afraid these perfectly good articles will be removed, when Robert doesn't want it, chances are it will go.

clark kent - January 21, 2010 11:41 AM (GMT)
oh i see

so you posted it here for back-up

i dont think robert will delete these kinds of articles

longevitydude - January 21, 2010 11:42 AM (GMT)
QUOTE (clark kent @ Jan 21 2010, 06:41 AM)
oh i see

so you posted it here for back-up

i dont think robert will delete these kinds of articles

he was voting to delete the one about those who died in 1999, i don't wanna take any chances.

longevitydude - January 21, 2010 11:44 AM (GMT)
QUOTE (longevitydude @ Jan 21 2010, 06:42 AM)
QUOTE (clark kent @ Jan 21 2010, 06:41 AM)
oh i see

so you posted it here for back-up

i dont think robert will delete these kinds of articles

he was voting to delete the one about those who died in 1999, i don't wanna take any chances.

no one is perfect, even the best of us make errors, hopefully he realized he was wrong and didn't oppose it anymore.

cp needs to catch a grip, Robert is twice the man cp will ever be

clark kent - January 21, 2010 11:50 AM (GMT)
i see...

its a good idea you posted it here so that future members can take a look at it




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