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Last Briton to serve in WWI dies at 110
Florence Green, Britain's last veteran of World War I, dies at 110
By The Associated Press

LONDON (AP) ' Florence Green, Britain's last veteran of World War I, has died at the age of 110.

Briar House Care Home in Kings Lynn, England, says Green died Saturday.

Born Florence Beatrice Patterson, she joined the Women's Royal Air Force in September 1918 at the age of 17.



She went to work as a waitress in the officers' mess at RAF Marham in eastern England, and was serving there when the war ended in November 1918.

She was officially recognized as a veteran when a researcher found her service record in the National Archives.

The RAF marked her 110th birthday in February 2011 with a cake.

Asked what it was like to be 110, Green said "It's not much different to being 109."

The war's last known combat survivor, Claude Choules, died in Australia last year.


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