The title of this blog comes from a Gaelic expression -"putting on the poor mouth"-which means to exaggerate the direness of one's situation in order to gain time or favour from creditors.
Do you know the full tally on WWI vets still alive?
This is so sad. Such a momentous time.
There are 15 according to wikipedia. I've no reason to disbelieve Wikipedia on this - it is an excelent rference source for objective matters.There are 6 Britons, 2 Italians, 2 Americans, and i each from France, Canada, Australia, Turkey and the Austro Hungarian army.search suviving WWI veterans in wikipedia for more infoVery true Roger. It is sad we will see the last of them die within a few years.
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