Emma Didlake


Age: 110

Summary: supercentenarian believed to be the oldest veteran in the United States at the time of her death who was a 38-year-old wife and mother of five when she signed up in 1943 for the Women's Army Auxiliary Corps (WAACs), where she served about seven months stateside as a private and driver.

Cause of Death: Old age

Born: March 13, 1905

Died: August 16, 2015

West Bloomfield, Michigan