Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

31/8/2008

World’s last female First World War veteran dies, aged 109

ABBOTSFORD, B.C. – The funeral for a B.C. resident believed to be the world’s last female First World War veteran was held on Friday in Abbotsford.

Gladys Powers, who died on Aug. 15 at age 109, lied about her age to enlist in the British Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps when she was 15. for more click here

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