Harry Patch | Supercentenarian

Harry Patch | Supercentenarian

Name Harry Patch
Profession Supercentenarian
Date of Birth 1898-06-17
Place of Birth England
Age 111 yrs
Death Date 2009-07-25
Birth Sign Gemini

About Harry Patch

British war veteran who was a supercentenarian and the last surviving soldier who fought in the First World War. At the time of his death he was the oldest man in Europe at 111 years and 38 days old. 

Early Life Experience of Harry Patch

He left school in 1913 and worked as an apprentice plumber in Bath.

Trivia Info

He published an autobiography entitled The Last Fighting Tommy in 2007.

Family Life and Relationship

He married Ada Billington in 1918 and they had two sons.

Close Associates

Poet Andrew Motion wrote a poem in his honor titled The Five Acts of Harry Patch.