Thursday, 18 February 2010

RIP John Babcock - Canada's last WW1 veteran

News soures are reporting the death of John Henry Foster "Jack" Babcock the last known surviving veteran of the Canadian military to have served in the First World War. He was born July 23, 1900

"Mr. Babcock joined the military at the age of 16, but because of his age he wasn’t allowed on the frontlines.

He spent his final years living in Spokane, Washington."

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