James Lovell

 

 

Age: 104

 

Summary: last living British World War I veteran to be awarded a bravery medal who was awarded the Military Medal for bravery at the French frontline at Somme in March 1918 when only 35 of 160 men in his company survived the battle (there are only 25 or 26 known British veterans of WWI still living).

 

 

Cause of Death: Illness

 

Born: February 10, 1899

 

Died: January 27, 2004

 

Location: Bristol, England