October 21, 2014
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John “Jack” Babcock celebrated his 109th birthday last July in Spokane. “I don’t know why everyone’s making such a fuss. I didn’t do a damn bit of fighting,” he said.
Feb. 19, 2010 in City on Page A5
The last Canadian veteran of World War I died Thursday at age 109. John Henry Foster Babcock, who went by Jack, died Thursday at his home in Spokane, his family …
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