Tuesday, March 13, 2007

End of an Era: Last WWI Combat Vet Laid To Rest

Last WWI Combat Veteran Laid to Rest

Portland, Or. March 9, 2007.

Retired Army Cpl. Howard V. Ramsey, the last known American World War One Combat Veteran, who died in his sleep at the age of 108 in February, was laid to rest at Lincoln Memorial Park.

Rest in Peace, Cpl. Ramsey, secure in the knowledge that today's young men and women are carrying on your brave and selfless acts in the fight for freedom.

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