Henry Allingham Receives Order of the French Legion of Honour
In This Photo: Henry Allingham
Henry Allingham, 112, with Minister of Veterans Kevan Jones (left) and Mr Allingham's friends, Dennis and Brenda Goodwin. Britain's oldest man spoke today of his joy at receiving a French Legion of Honour medal in recognition of his role in the First World War. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Monday March 16, 2009. Henry Allingham is one of only two surviving Great War veterans in the UK and is the oldest Royal Navy veteran. See PA story DEFENCE Allingham. Photo credit should read: Katie Collins/PA Wire * Local Caption * Henry Allingham
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