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Tributes to veteran Allingham

Tributes have been paid to Henry Allingham, the world's oldest man and one of the last surviving World War I servicemen, who has died at the age of 113.

Helen Emmerson, the manager of the care home in Ovingdean, near Brighton in East Sussex where he spent his last years, said she and the rest of the staff had been privileged to care for him.

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