Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

17/1/2007

French World War I veteran dies at age 108

PARIS: One of France’s last World War I veterans, Rene Riffaud, has died at age 108, leaving just three known French survivors of the 1914-1918 conflict, the National Veterans Office said Tuesday.

Riffaud died overnight Tuesday, said Marie-Georges Vingadassalon, a spokeswoman for the office. His family confirmed his death, although it was not immediately clearly whether he died in a hospital or at his retirement home, she said. for more click here

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