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Henry Allingham Dies

The BBC has announced that Henry Allingham, the world's oldest man and one of the last servicemen from World War I, has died. Henry was also the last surviving member of the air services from WW1.

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BBC Obituary

A full obituary from Cross & Cockade will follow shortly.

In the meantime, we as WW1 aviation enthusiasts and resarchers should note the end of an era. No longer can we talk to anyone who can say "I was there ..."

Article posted: 18/07/2009

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