In the United States died the oldest soldier of the Second world war

Frank Livingstone died in a nursing home in Shreveport located in the American state of Louisiana. A veteran of the Second world war in November was 110 years old.

In the United States on the 111-th year of life died the oldest world war II veteran Frank Livingstone, who was also the oldest of living in the country of men. However, this title belonged to him only a month. During the life of a veteran in the United States have been 19 presidents. Livingstone died in a nursing home, located in the territory of Louisiana. The funeral of veteran will be held may 10 in his home town of cotton valley.

Frank Livingstone was born in upstate November 13, 1905 in the family of African Americans. His parents died when he was a teenager. The Livingstone was drafted into the army as an ordinary soldier in October 1942. During his service he participated in the landing of allied troops in Italy occurred in September 1943, also special operations on the territory of the North African States.

In 1945, he was honorably discharged from service. After leaving the army, Frank worked at the plant for the manufacture and sale of cement. As told by the nephew of Livingstone, a veteran in all his life never married and had no children. Meanwhile, until the last days of his life he kept in touch with family and friends.

In 2015, Livingstone took part in held in Washington, the events dedicated to the 74th anniversary of the attack by Japanese forces on pearl Harbor, in which he laid flowers at the National world war II memorial.

According to published by the Department of veterans Affairs information, United States there are about 697 thousand participants of the Second world war.

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