Last surviving WWI vet dies at 109

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John Babcock, the last surviving WWI veteran died last week at 109.

The last known surviving veteran of the Canadian military to have served in World War I has died.

John "Jack" Babcock,who has received tributes from Queen Elizabeth II,Prime Minister Steven Harper and Gouvernor General Michaelle Jean, passed away last week at the age of 109.