Henry Allingham, the world's oldest man and one of the last surviving World War I servicemen, has died at the age of 113, his care home has said.
Mr Allingham served with the Royal Naval Air Service in WWI, later transferring to the Royal Air Force at the time of its creation.
Bosses at his Brighton care home said everybody was "saddened by Henry's loss and our sympathy goes to his family".
Last month, Mr Allingham, born in 1896, became the world's oldest man.BBC NEWS | UK | Oldest WWI veteran dies aged 113Mr Allingham, whose life has spanned three centuries and six monarchs, has five grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren, 14 great-great grandchildren and one great-great-great grandchild.
His wife Dorothy, who he was married to for more than half a century, died in 1970.
The things he has seen, i do hope i'm half as lucky and live to at least 80 ... maybe 85