Great War veteran dies aged 107





One of Britain's last surviving First World War veterans has died aged 107, leaving only five British survivors of the 1914-18 campaign.

William Young, a former trench-based radio operator, was the last known veteran of the Royal Flying Corps (RFC), the forerunner of the Royal Air Force.

William Young pictured during the First World War
He died in his sleep earlier this week in Perth, Western Australia, where he lived with his wife May and their son.



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