Posted by Lou. The time is 12.30pm here in London, UK.

Harry Patch, the last of Britain's WWI veterans and a committed, outspoken pacifist passed away last month. The BBC have put his words about WWI to images from the battle to create this extremely moving video:
Why did they die?

Particularly worthy of note is his attitude that all the soldiers fighting the Great War were victims no matter what side they fought on. As such, two soldiers representing the armies of Germany, France and Belgium are serving as pallbearers at his funeral.

Radiohead have written a typically beautiful-and-sad song based on one of his radio interviews, downloadable from their website for £1, all profits going to the Royal British Legion (UK's RSA).