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There is (or was) a mandatory retirement age for US Military men, normally being about age 62 or above. A 17 or 18 year serviceman in 1945 would just about put him at that mark in 1990. It would probably be a safe bet, that any existing WWII active duty veteran would have been retired, at least by the 1990s.

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Florence Green (United Kingdom). Died 4 February 2012 at the age of 110. The last actual surviving combat veteran was Claude Choules (United Kingdom, later Australia). He was a veteran of the Royal Navy. He died on 5 May 2011, also at the age of 110. The last suriving veteran to have served in the trenches was Harry Patch (United Kingdom) who died on 25 July 2009 at the age of 111.

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According to an article in Wikipedia, as of September, 2009, there were thirty surviving veterans of World War I, the Great War.

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The Last Living Canadian From WW1 Was McDonalds

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