Wow - incredible!
The End of an Era:
The Last Surviving World War I Woman Veteran Dies
Charlotte Winters lived for 109 years. To some, she may have appeared to be just an ordinary woman who enjoyed an extraordinarily long life. But the passing of Charlotte Winters on March 27, 2007, marked the end of an era in military women’s history–she was the last-known surviving woman veteran of World War I (WWI). Ninety years after serving her country, the Navy yeoman (F) was laid to rest with full military honors on March 30, in Frederick, MD, leaving only four other known surviving WWI veterans.
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Women like this paved the way for my service today, and for them I am grateful