Henry Allingham



Age: 113


Summary: one of the last surviving veterans of World War I and the world's oldest man who was one of only two surviving WWI servicemen in Britain when he joined the Royal Naval Air Service (precursor to the RAF) in 1915 and took part in the 1916 Battle of Jutland, the war's largest naval battle.



Cause of Death: In his sleep


Born: June 6, 1896


Died: July 18, 2009


Location: Ovingdean, Brighton, England