By Harry Patch
On 17 June 2009, Harry Patch celebrated his 111th birthday. on the time, he used to be the final residing British Tommy that had fought within the trenches of the 1st global struggle. Now that direct hyperlink with the previous has long past. From his shiny thoughts of an Edwardian formative years, in the course of the horrors of the battles of Ypres and Passchendaele to engaged on the house entrance within the moment international struggle and status in later existence as a veteran, The final combating Tommy is the tale of a regular man's outstanding life.
As we mark 100 years because the starting of the nice warfare, this strong account of a lifestyles outlined by way of these 4 devastating years is still as very important and proper as ever.