Oldest Marine passes away, age 107

| January 13, 2021

KoB sends in word that Dorothy “Dot” Cole has passed away at age 107. She was the oldest living Marine until her death.

The News & Observer does a great write up on Dot and her journey through service during World War II. We talked about this amazing lady on her birthday a few months back. Oldest living US Marine celebrates 107th birthday in North Carolina.

Fair winds and following seas, Sergeant Cole.

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  1. Devtun says:

    RIP Sgt Cole. Dorothy was eligible for Social Security in 1978 – 107! Some great genes, water & air.

  2. Green Thumb says:

    Rest well, Marine.

    Hardcore.

  3. Vinnie the C says:

    Rest In Peace Marine!

    Name edited to protect PII.
    AW1

  4. KoB says:

    Godspeed, Fare Well, and Rest in Peace Marine SGT Dorothy Cole. You were that dynomite that came in the small package.

    We have the watch.

  5. AW1Ed says:

    Fair winds and following seas, Marine.

  6. OWB says:

    RIP, Ma’am. Peace to your family.