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WWI veteran laid to rest

The funeral service for Britain's last surviving World War I veteran has taken place at Wells Cathedral in Somerset.

Thousands of people lined the streets of Wells to pay tribute to Harry Patch, who died at the age of 111.

At the end of the service bugles sounded the Last Post.

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