The following is a list of the oldest veterans of World War II. Those included on this list are above the age of 108.

Living

Rank Name Sex Birth Age as of 3 Dec 2020 Country
1 Mollie Walker [1] F 5 Feb 1909 111 years, 301 days United Kingdom UK
2 Lawrence Brooks [2] M 12 Sept 1909 111 years, 82 days United StatesUSA
3 Margaret Reed [3] F 20 Apr 1910 110 years, 227 days United Kingdom UK
4 Julia Kabance [4] F 10 Aug 1910 110 years, 115 days United StatesUSA
5 Ezra Hill [5] M 19 Dec 1910 109 years, 349 days United StatesUSA
6 Pat Corbin [6] F 17 Mar 1911 109 years, 261 days JerseyJER United Kingdom UK
7 Ronald Hermanns [7] M 25 Sept 1911 109 years, 69 days CanadaCANNew ZealandNZL
8 Robert Marchand M 26 Nov 1911 109 years, 7 days FranceFRA
9 Josip Krsul [8] M 10 Dec 1911 108 years, 358 days CroatiaCRO
10 Bennie Woolam [9] M 12 Jan 1912 108 years, 325 days United StatesUSA
11 Ioan Lascau [10] M 25 Feb 1912 108 years, 281 days RomaniaROU
12 Raymond Monroy [11] M 11 May 1912 108 years, 206 days United StatesUSA
13 Steve Ferri [12] M 2 Sept 1912 108 years, 92 days United StatesUSA
14 Frances Shutt [13] F 12 Nov 1912 108 years, 21 days United StatesUSA

Chronology

Mollie Walker is the current oldest veteran of World War II.
Mollie Walker is the current oldest female veteran of World War II. The oldest male veteran is Lawrence Brooks.

Deceased

      Verified / Under 110       Pending       Unverified

Rank Name Sex Birth Death Age Country
Gabrielle des Robert F 4 June 1904 3 Dec 2018 114 years, 182 days FranceFRA
Gustav Gerneth M 15 Oct 1905 22 Oct 2019 114 years, 7 days PolandPOLGermanyGER
Jozef Kowalski M 2 Feb 1900? 7 Dec 2013 113 years, 308 days? UkraineUKRPolandPOL
Maximiano Jose dos Santos M 22 Feb 1893 25 Apr 2006 113 years, 62 days BrazilBRA
Richard Overton [1] M 11 May 1906 27 Dec 2018 112 years, 230 days United StatesUSA
Yoshikazu Yamashita M 10 Apr 1907 7 July 2019 112 years, 88 days JapanJPN
Emma Didlake F 13 Mar 1904 16 Aug 2015 111 years, 154 days United StatesUSA
Jerzy Pajaczkowski-Dydynski M 19 July 1894 6 Dec 2005 111 years, 140 days UkraineUKRUnited Kingdom UK
Alf Smith M 29 Mar 1908 4 Aug 2019 111 years, 128 days United Kingdom UK
Shelby Harris M 31 Mar 1901 25 July 2012 111 years, 116 days United StatesUSA
Kamado Tsuha M 10 June 1908 15 Aug 2019 111 years, 66 days JapanJPN
Mark Matthews M 7 Aug 1894? 6 Sept 2005 111 years, 30 days? United StatesUSA
Leopold Vietoris M 4 June 1891 9 Apr 2002 110 years, 309 days AustriaAUT
Gerhart Schneider M 13 Mar 1908 18 Dec 2018 110 years, 280 days PolandPOLGermanyGER
Gertrude Noone F 30 Dec 1898 10 Sept 2009 110 years, 254 days United StatesUSA
Rezso Gallai M 29 Jan 1904 25 Sept 2014 110 years, 239 days HungaryHUN
Yang Changwen M 23 Jan 1908 14 Sept 2018 110 years, 234 days ChinaCHN
Niko Dragos M 27 Aug 1907 31 Mar 2018 110 years, 216 days SloveniaSVN
Giovanni Quarisa M 24 Aug 1909 21 Mar 2020 110 years, 210 days Italy ITA
Ralph Hoare M 19 July 1908 29 Jan 2019 110 years, 194 days United Kingdom UK
Frank Levingston M 13 Nov 1905 3 May 2016 110 years, 172 days United StatesUSA
Michel Chevallier M 3 July 1908 11 Nov 2018 110 years, 131 days FranceFRA
Ralph Tarrant M 7 Jul 1903 30 Oct 2013 110 years, 115 days United Kingdom UK
Lynn Balmer F 12 Sept 1907 9 Dec 2017 110 years, 88 days United StatesUSA
John Campbell Ross M 11 Mar 1899 3 June 2009 110 years, 84 days AustraliaAUS
Gordon Saunders M 12 July 1910 18 Sept 2020 110 years, 68 days United StatesUSA
Martin Eichel M 13 July 1907 18 Sept 2017 110 years, 67 days GermanyGER
Paul Veit M 15 Jan 1903 21 Mar 2013 110 years, 65 days GermanyGER
Claude Choules M 3 Mar 1901 5 May 2011 110 years, 63 days United Kingdom UK AustraliaAUS
Reg Dean M 4 Nov 1902 5 Jan 2013 110 years, 62 days United Kingdom UK
Salvatore Cavallo M 16 May 1909 11 July 2019 110 years, 56 days Italy ITA
Luigi Tomasi M 17 Oct 1908 7 Dec 2018 110 years, 51 days Italy ITA
Ben Haymon M 8 Nov 1909 18 Dec 2019 110 years, 40 days United StatesUSA
Rizalina Alvarez Claravall [2] F c.7 May 1909 4 June 2019 110 years, c.28 days PhilippinesPHL
Teiichiro Iwakawa M 25 Feb 1909 21 Mar 2019 110 years, 24 days JapanJPN
Torinosuke Iida M 25 Dec 1909 17 Jan 2020 110 years, 23 days JapanJPN
Bill Sheetz M 17 May 1906 28 May 2016 110 years, 11 days United StatesUSA
Mzee Stanslaus Sajjabbi Kavuma M 15 Aug 1907? 13 Aug 2017 109 years, 363 days? UgandaUGA
Walter Sturzebecher [3] M 25 July 1908 14 July 2018 109 years, 354 days GermanyGER
Robert Meier M 10 Mar 1897 29 Jan 2007 109 years, 325 days GermanyGER
Otello Pomponi M 4 Feb 1908 26 Dec 2017 109 years, 325 days Italy ITA
Robert Winterstein [4] M 6 Sep 1907 25 May 2017 109 years, 261 days GermanyGER
Antoni Wojciechowski M 15 Nov 1906 19 May 2016 109 years, 186 days PolandPOL
Franciszek Karwowski M 10 Oct 1895 12 Apr 2005 109 years, 184 days PolandPOL
Curtis Tigard [5] M 13 Apr 1909 25 July 2018 109 years, 103 days United StatesUSA
Tom Morris [6] M 1 Aug 1910 20 Oct 2019 109 years, 80 days United StatesUSA
Charles Kayhart [14] M 14 Oct 1911 26 Oct 2020 109 years, 12 days United StatesUSA
Heinrich Homann [15] M 24 June 1911 24 June 2020 109 years, 0 days GermanyGER
Dr. Josef Seefelder [7] M 19 Apr 1909 6 Apr 2018 108 years, 352 days GermanyGER
Dragoljub Galic M 12 Oct 1909 26 Aug 2018 108 years, 318 days Bosnia and HerzegovinaBIH
James O. Bass M 12 July 1910 21 May 2019 108 years, 313 days United StatesUSA
Lucy Coffey [8] F 14 May 1906 19 Mar 2015 108 years, 309 days United StatesUSA
Bernhard Prott M 16 Sept 1904 16 July 2013 108 years, 303 days GermanyGER
Herbert Kreibich M 24 Mar 1910 7 Jan 2019 108 years, 289 days Czech RepublicCZESwitzerlandSUI
James Brown [9] M 20 June 1911 2 Apr 2020 108 years, 287 days United StatesUSA
Ben Raymond M 23 July 1911 20 Apr 2020 108 years, 272 days United Kingdom UK
Karl-Heinz Buschen [10] M 20 Nov 1909 Aug 2018 108 years, 254 days+ GermanyGER
Eugene Ruf [11] M 19 Apr 1909 29 Dec 2017 108 years, 254 days United StatesUSA
Odo Buratti [16] M 22 Feb 1911 14 Oct 2019 108 years, 234 days Italy ITA
Jozef Zurek M 31 Aug 1909 20 Mar 2018 108 years, 201 days PolandPOL
Anthony Mancinelli M 2 Mar 1911 19 Sept 2019 108 years, 201 days Italy ITA United StatesUSA
Waldemar Levy Cardoso M 4 Dec 1900 13 May 2008 108 years, 160 days BrazilBRA
Alyce Dixon [12] F 11 Sept 1907 27 Jan 2016 108 years, 138 days United StatesUSA
Anne Robson [13] F 14 Sept 1911 20 Jan 2020 108 years, 128 days United Kingdom UK
Georges Loinger [14] M 29 Aug 1910 28 Dec 2018 108 years, 121 days FranceFRA
Maurice Stael M 25 Sept 1911 24 Jan 2020 108 years, 121 days BelgiumBEL
Bill Stone M 23 Sept 1900 10 Jan 2009 108 years, 109 days United Kingdom UK
Paul Beckman [15] M 20 Aug 1912 1 Dec 2020 108 years, 103 days United StatesUSA
Bill Mohr [16] M 22 Oct 1908 18 Dec 2016 108 years, 57 days United StatesUSA
Joe Daniels [17] M 19 Feb 1912 17 April 2020 108 years, 57 days United Kingdom UK
Ragnar Lindholm M 24 July 1906 2 Sept 2020 108 years, 40 days FinlandFIN
Erich Walde M 1 July 1905 5 Aug 2013 108 years, 35 days GermanyGER
Roland Hoffmann M 30 Aug 1909 1 Oct 2017 108 years, 32 days GermanyGER
Väinö Loisa M 26 July 1912 10 Aug 2020 108 years, 15 days FinlandFIN
William Frankland M 19 Mar 1912 2 Apr 2020 108 years, 14 days United Kingdom UK

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