Claude Choules

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Birthday
3, 1901
Birthplace
England
Death Date
May 5, 2011 (110)
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
3, 1901
Birthplace
England
Death Date
May 5, 2011 (110)

About

English-Australian military veteran who served in Australian Navy during both World Wars. He witnessed the scuttling of the German fleet in Scapa Flow in 1919 and was interviewed for documentaries like The Last Tommy.

Before Fame

He quit school at age fourteen and began serving on the TS Mercury in 1915.

Trivia

At the time of his death at age 110, he was the oldest man in Australia.

Family Life

He was married to his wife Ethel for 76 years.

Associated With

He and Florence Green were the last two surviving men to have served in World War I.