The facts: Britain's oldest man

The funeral of Reg Dean took place today Credit: ITV News Central

Reg Dean was born in 1902 in Tunstall, Staffordshire.

He saw 24 Prime Minister's, five Monarch's and two World War's.

He was shot at by the Japanese when in Burma.

He taught in Belper, Derby.

He founded the Dalesman Male Voice Choir.

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Funeral Of Britain's Oldest Man

Large crowds are expected to gather today for the funeral of Britain's oldest man. Staffordshire born Reg Dean died aged 110-years-old