Harry Patch funeral: thousands line streets





Thousands of people have lined the streets of Wells, Somerset, to watch the funeral procession of Harry Patch, the last British veteran of the First World War trenches.

Mr Patch, 111, the 'Last Tommy', who did not want a state funeral, was honoured at a service at Wells Cathedral.

Last week hundreds of people queued outside the cathedral for several hours to get one of the 1,050 tickets to the funeral which were allocated to the public.


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