A great man is no longer with us after celebrating 101 years on this earth.

World War II veteran Bradford Howlett will be greatly missed after passing away shortly after his 101st birthday. Last year for Mr. Howlett’s 100th birthday the Telegram & Gazette wrote an article about Mr. Howlett we’d like to share again.  The article was written by T&G staff George Barnes.

WORCESTER -Every morning Bradford L. Howlett gets up at 5, gets dressed and heads down to the Gold Star Restaurant for breakfast with a group of regulars. It is a good way to start the day and a routine he has earned the right to enjoy after 100 years of life, three years serving his country and many years of work. Mr. Howlett, an amiable centenarian, is an American story, a life that that took him from the depths of the Great Depression to the battlefields of Normandy.

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