`An extraordinary biography by the very last witness of a
devastating four years in British history' Daily Mail On 17 June
2009, Harry Patch celebrated his 111th birthday. At the time, he
was the last living British Tommy who had fought in the trenches
during the First World War. Now that direct link with the past has
gone. From Patch's vivid memories of an Edwardian childhood,
through the horrors of the battles of Ypres and Passchendaele to
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