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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 18 Sep 2020 Country
1 Mollie Walker [1] F 5 Feb 1909 111 years, 225 days UK Flag UK
2 Lawrence Brooks [2] M 12 Sept 1909 111 years, 6 days USA FlagUSA
3 Margaret Reed [3] F 20 Apr 1910 110 years, 151 days UK Flag UK
4 Gordon Saunders [4] M 12 July 1910 110 years, 68 days USA FlagUSA
5 Julia Kabance [5] F 10 Aug 1910 110 years, 39 days USA FlagUSA
6 Ezra Hill [6] M 19 Dec 1910 109 years, 273 days USA FlagUSA
7 Pat Corbin [7] F 17 Mar 1911 109 years, 185 days JER FlagJER UK Flag UK
8 Ronald Hermanns [8] M 25 Sept 1911 108 years, 358 days CAN FlagCANNZL FlagNZL
9 Cliff Kayhart [9] M 14 Oct 1911 108 years, 339 days USA FlagUSA
10 Robert Marchand M 26 Nov 1911 108 years, 296 days FRA FlagFRA
11 Josip Krsul [10] M 10 Dec 1911 108 years, 282 days CRO FlagCRO
12 Bennie Woolam [11] M 12 Jan 1912 108 years, 249 days USA FlagUSA
13 Ioan Lascau [12] M 25 Feb 1912 108 years, 205 days ROM FlagROU
14 Raymond Monroy [13] M 11 May 1912 108 years, 130 days USA FlagUSA
15 Paul Beckman [14] M 20 Aug 1912 108 years, 29 days USA FlagUSA
16 Steve Ferri [15] M 2 Sept 1912 108 years, 16 days USA FlagUSA

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 19043 Dec 2018 114 years, 182 days FRA FlagFRA
Gustav Gerneth M 15 Oct 190522 Oct 2019 114 years, 7 days POL FlagPOLGER FlagGER
Jozef Kowalski M 2 Feb 1900?7 Dec 2013 113 years, 308 days? UKR FlagUKRPOL FlagPOL
Maximiano Jose dos Santos M 22 Feb 189325 Apr 2006 113 years, 62 days BRA FlagBRA
Richard Overton [1] M 11 May 190627 Dec 2018 112 years, 230 days USA FlagUSA
Yoshikazu Yamashita M 10 Apr 19077 July 2019 112 years, 88 days JAP FlagJPN
Emma Didlake F 13 Mar 190416 Aug 2015 111 years, 154 days USA FlagUSA
Jerzy Pajaczkowski-Dydynski M 19 July 18946 Dec 2005 111 years, 140 days UKR FlagUKRUK Flag UK
Alf Smith M 29 Mar 19084 Aug 2019 111 years, 128 days UK Flag UK
Shelby Harris M 31 Mar 190125 July 2012 111 years, 116 days USA FlagUSA
Kamado Tsuha M 10 June 190815 Aug 2019 111 years, 66 days JAP FlagJPN
Mark Matthews M 7 Aug 1894?6 Sept 2005 111 years, 30 days? USA FlagUSA
Leopold Vietoris M 4 June 18919 Apr 2002 110 years, 309 days AUT FlagAUT
Gerhart Schneider M 13 Mar 190818 Dec 2018 110 years, 280 days POL FlagPOLGER FlagGER
Gertrude Noone F 30 Dec 189810 Sept 2009 110 years, 254 days USA FlagUSA
Rezso Gallai M 29 Jan 190425 Sept 2014 110 years, 239 days HUN FlagHUN
Yang Changwen M 23 Jan 190814 Sept 2018 110 years, 234 days CHI FlagCHN
Niko Dragos M 27 Aug 190731 Mar 2018 110 years, 216 days SVN FlagSVN
Giovanni Quarisa M 24 Aug 190921 Mar 2020 110 years, 210 days ITA Flag ITA
Ralph Hoare M 19 July 190829 Jan 2019 110 years, 194 days UK Flag UK
Frank Levingston M 13 Nov 19053 May 2016 110 years, 172 days USA FlagUSA
Michel Chevallier M 3 July 190811 Nov 2018 110 years, 131 days FRA FlagFRA
Ralph Tarrant M 7 Jul 190330 Oct 2013 110 years, 115 days UK Flag UK
Lynn Balmer F 12 Sept 19079 Dec 2017 110 years, 88 days USA FlagUSA
John Campbell Ross M 11 Mar 18993 June 2009 110 years, 84 days AUS FlagAUS
Martin Eichel M 13 July 190718 Sept 2017 110 years, 67 days GER FlagGER
Paul Veit M 15 Jan 190321 Mar 2013 110 years, 65 days GER FlagGER
Claude Choules M 3 Mar 19015 May 2011 110 years, 63 days UK Flag UK AUS FlagAUS
Reg Dean M 4 Nov 19025 Jan 2013 110 years, 62 days UK Flag UK
Salvatore Cavallo M 16 May 190911 July 2019 110 years, 56 days ITA Flag ITA
Luigi Tomasi M 17 Oct 19087 Dec 2018 110 years, 51 days ITA Flag ITA
Ben Haymon M 8 Nov 190918 Dec 2019 110 years, 40 days USA FlagUSA
Rizalina Alvarez Claravall [2] F c.7 May 19094 June 2019 110 years, c.28 days PHL FlagPHL
Teiichiro Iwakawa M 25 Feb 190921 Mar 2019 110 years, 24 days JAP FlagJPN
Torinosuke Iida M 25 Dec 190917 Jan 2020 110 years, 23 days JAP FlagJPN
Bill Sheetz M 17 May 190628 May 2016 110 years, 11 days USA FlagUSA
Mzee Stanslaus Sajjabbi Kavuma M 15 Aug 1907?13 Aug 2017 109 years, 363 days? UGA FlagUGA
Walter Sturzebecher [3] M 25 July 190814 July 2018 109 years, 354 days GER FlagGER
Robert Meier M 10 Mar 189729 Jan 2007 109 years, 325 days GER FlagGER
Otello Pomponi M 4 Feb 190826 Dec 2017 109 years, 325 days ITA Flag ITA
Robert Winterstein [4] M 6 Sep 190725 May 2017 109 years, 261 days GER FlagGER
Antoni Wojciechowski M 15 Nov 190619 May 2016 109 years, 186 days POL FlagPOL
Franciszek Karwowski M 10 Oct 189512 Apr 2005 109 years, 184 days POL FlagPOL
Curtis Tigard [5] M 13 Apr 190925 July 2018 109 years, 103 days USA FlagUSA
Tom Morris [6] M 1 Aug 191020 Oct 2019 109 years, 80 days USA FlagUSA
Heinrich Homann [16] M 24 June 191124 June 2020 109 years, 0 days GER FlagGER
Dr. Josef Seefelder [7] M 19 Apr 19096 Apr 2018 108 years, 352 days GER FlagGER
Dragoljub Galic M 12 Oct 190926 Aug 2018 108 years, 318 days BOS FlagBIH
James O. Bass M 12 July 191021 May 2019 108 years, 313 days USA FlagUSA
Lucy Coffey [8] F 14 May 190619 Mar 2015 108 years, 309 days USA FlagUSA
Bernhard Prott M 16 Sept 190416 July 2013 108 years, 303 days GER FlagGER
Herbert Kreibich M 24 Mar 19107 Jan 2019 108 years, 289 days CZE FlagCZESUI FlagSUI
James Brown [9] M 20 June 19112 Apr 2020 108 years, 287 days USA FlagUSA
Ben Raymond M 23 July 191120 Apr 2020 108 years, 272 days UK Flag UK
Karl-Heinz Buschen [10] M 20 Nov 1909Aug 2018 108 years, 254 days+ GER FlagGER
Eugene Ruf [11] M 19 Apr 190929 Dec 2017 108 years, 254 days USA FlagUSA
Odo Buratti [17] M 22 Feb 191114 Oct 2019 108 years, 234 days ITA Flag ITA
Jozef Zurek M 31 Aug 190920 Mar 2018 108 years, 201 days POL FlagPOL
Anthony Mancinelli M 2 Mar 191119 Sept 2019 108 years, 201 days ITA Flag ITA USA FlagUSA
Waldemar Levy Cardoso M 4 Dec 190013 May 2008 108 years, 160 days BRA FlagBRA
Alyce Dixon [12] F 11 Sept 190727 Jan 2016 108 years, 138 days USA FlagUSA
Anne Robson [13] F 14 Sept 191120 Jan 2020 108 years, 128 days UK Flag UK
Georges Loinger [14] M 29 Aug 191028 Dec 2018 108 years, 121 days FRA FlagFRA
Maurice Stael M 25 Sept 191124 Jan 2020 108 years, 121 days BEL FlagBEL
Bill Stone M 23 Sept 190010 Jan 2009 108 years, 109 days UK Flag UK
Bill Mohr [15] M 22 Oct 190818 Dec 2016 108 years, 57 days USA FlagUSA
Joe Daniels [16] M 19 Feb 191217 April 2020 108 years, 57 days UK Flag UK
Ragnar Lindholm M 24 July 19062 Sept 2020 108 years, 40 days FIN FlagFIN
Erich Walde M 1 July 19055 Aug 2013 108 years, 35 days GER FlagGER
Roland Hoffmann M 30 Aug 19091 Oct 2017 108 years, 32 days GER FlagGER
Väinö Loisa M 26 July 191210 Aug 2020 108 years, 15 days FIN FlagFIN
William Frankland M 19 Mar 19122 Apr 2020 108 years, 14 days UK Flag UK

References

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