Last surviving child of Churchill died

  • British World War II leader Winston Churchill's last surviving child died at the age of 91. 

    Mary Soames "was a distinguished writer and led a distinguished life, with her service in the war, and is part of that generation which is passing," her son said.

    Soames was the youngest of Churchill's children and joined her father on several occasions and journeys, including a conference in Germany, which was also attended by Soviet leader Joseph Stalin and US president Harry S. Truman. 

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