"Who's he," you ask? Well, Harry Patch was a Brit made part of history by circumstance and his willingness, as the "Last Tommy," to rather unabashedly describe war as what it might truly be: “the calculated and condoned slaughter of human beings."
The NY Times reports:
Thousands Mourn Britain’s Oldest Warrior
By JOHN F. BURNS and ALAN COWELLWELLS, England — To the strains of the “Last Post,” and in the presence of soldiers from armies that had fought as both friend and foe, the funeral was held here Thursday for Harry Patch, the last British survivor of World War I living in this country...
There are already hundreds of news reports accessible via Google, but I'll include a link to one more, from the UK Telegraph.