British World War I Veteran Henry Allingham Becomes the World’s Oldest Man

Posted by admin on Jun 19, 2009

Great War veteran Henry Allingham became the world’s oldest man today following the death of the previous holder of the title in Japan, Guinness World Records said. Mr Allingham, one of only two surviving First World War veterans in the UK and the last surviving founder member of the RAF, celebrated his 113th birthday on June 6.

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