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Harry Patch (1898–2009)

Harry Patch was born on June 17, 1898 in Combe Down, Bath, Somerset, England as Henry John Patch. He was married to Doris, Jean and Ada Billington. He died on July 25, 2009 in Wells, Somerset. See full bio »

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 2011 Lost Heroes of World War One (TV Series documentary) (in memory of - 2 episodes)
- Journey's End (2011) ... (in memory of)
- Deadlock (2011) ... (in memory of)
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 2011 Lost Heroes of World War One (TV Series documentary)
Himself - 7th Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry
- Journey's End (2011) ... Himself - 7th Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry
- Deadlock (2011) ... Himself - 7th Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry
 2008 The Last Voices of the Great War (TV Series documentary)
 2007 Reporting Scotland (TV Series)
- Episode dated 11 November 2007 (2007) ... Himself
 2007 Channel 4 News (TV Series)
- Episode dated 10 July 2007 (2007) ... Himself (uncredited)
 2005 The Last Tommy (TV Movie documentary)
 2003 World War 1 in Colour (TV Mini-Series documentary)
Himself / Himself - Veteran of WW I / Himself - Duke of Conrwall's Light Infantry, Born 1898
- Victory and Despair (2003) ... Himself
- Mayhem on the Eastern Front (2003) ... Himself
- Killers of the Sea (2003) ... Himself
- Blood in the Air (2003) ... Himself
- Slaughter in the Trenches (2003) ... Himself - Veteran of WW I
 2002 Inside Out (TV Series documentary)
- A Poem for Harry ... Himself
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 2009 Channel 4 News (TV Series)
- Episode dated 25 July 2009 (2009) ... Himself

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It wasn't worth it. No war is worth it. No war is worth the loss of a couple of lives let alone thousands. T'isn't worth it...the First World War, if you boil it down, what was it? Nothing but a family row. That's what caused it. The Second World War...Hitler wanted to govern Europe, nothing to it. I would have taken the Kaiser, his son, Hitler and the people on his side and bloody shot them. Out... See more »


In addition to the people who attended his funeral at Wells Cathedral on 6 August 2009, many thousands more watched the ceremony on screens erected on the Cathedral Green outside. Harry had specifically invited representatives of Germany to his funeral, in a spirit of reconciliation. See more »

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