Thursday, February 22, 2007

A WWI Veteran's Death

One of Canada's three surviving WWI veterans,Victor (Lloyd) Clemett, has just died.
Born Dec. 10, 1899, in Toronto, Clemett lived a rich, long life spanning
more than a century....In 1916, Clemett enlisted in the army at the age of 16, following in the footsteps of his three older brothers. All four returned home at the end of the war.
Article on-line here at The Canadian government is hoping to give one of its rare State funerals at the death of one or all of these remaining WWI veterans. Mr. Clemett has requested a private memorial.

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