By Harry Patch
On 17 June 2009, Harry Patch celebrated his 111th birthday. on the time, he was once the final dwelling British Tommy that had fought within the trenches of the 1st global conflict. Now that direct hyperlink with the previous has long gone. From his bright thoughts of an Edwardian formative years, throughout the horrors of the battles of Ypres and Passchendaele to engaged on the house entrance within the moment global warfare and status in later lifestyles as a veteran, The final combating Tommy is the tale of a regular man's notable life.
As we mark 100 years because the starting of the nice conflict, this robust account of a lifestyles outlined via these 4 devastating years is still as vital and suitable as ever.