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This 99 Year Old WWII Veteran Died Alone Without Family. That’s When Kindness Took Over.

This 99 Year Old WWII Veteran Died Alone Without Family. That’s When Kindness Took Over.

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Harold Jellicoe (“Coeâ€) Percival died at the age of 99, entirely alone. He was a celebrated World War II veteran and bomber commander. He wouldn't have anyone to attend his funeral service, so a soldier injured while serving in Afghanistan, Sgt Rick Clement, was determined to make sure he was given a proper send off. The response his plea received was incredible. The WWII veteran's memorial service will be held today, on 11/11/2013. He didn't have anyone that would attend the service, so a Reddit user reached out to find people to support this veteran. His death notice read: “A single man, Harold has no close family who can attend his funeral. He served in RAF Bomber Command as ground crew duri...