108-Year-Old Woman Emerges As Britain's Oldest First World War Veteran
Mrs Green, who turns 109 next month and is a great-grandmother-of-seven, worked as a waitress in the officers' mess during the war at RAF Marham and Narborough Airfield, both in Norfolk.
Her story came to light after Andrew Holmes, a British correspondent for the United States-based Gerontology Research Group, traced her name using the National Archive.
He was amazed to locate a service record on the National Archive for Florence Beatrice Patterson, Mrs Green’s maiden name.
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