Wednesday, February 08, 2012
Last Post- and the end of an era
"Florence Green never saw the front line. Her war was spent serving food, not dodging bullets.
But Green, who has died at age 110, was the last known surviving veteran of World War I. She was serving with the Women's Royal Air Force as a waitress at an air base in eastern England when the guns fell silent on Nov. 11, 1918..."