Britain's oldest RAF war veteran dies in Redcar

Harry is thought to have been Britain's oldest RAF war veteran Credit: ITV News

A man who was believed to have been Britain's oldest RAF war veteran has died.

Harry Lewis from Hartlepool passed away at the age of 101 at a residential home in Redcar.

Harry Lewis served with the RAF during the Second World War Credit: ITV News

The war veteran served with the Royal Air Force for over six years before leaving at the end of the Second World War.

The great-grandfather was also thought to have been one of the oldest former RAF pilots in the world.

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