Harry, 109, puts it down to ‘fresh air’


Posted on July 1st, by editor in Caring Times. No Comments

Harry Patch, a resident of Fletcher House care home in Wells celebrated his 109th birthday recently.

Mr Patch, who is the last surviving veteran of the World War 1 trenches, said: “I feel about 50 years old, it is all a lot of fuss about nothing.”

Harry celebrated his birthday by having a garden party with friends and fellow residents at Fletcher House. When asked, Harry said th





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