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One of WNY's oldest veterans dies at 107

Former World War II POW Patriot Syd Cole passed away Saturday afternoon at the VA Facility in Batavia.

2 On Your Side honors and remembers a true American hero from Western New York. 

Former World War II POW Patriot Syd Cole passed away Saturday.

Earlier this year he celebrated his 107th birthday. 

Cole was born in Buffalo in 1914 and was the oldest member of the Military Order of the Purple Heart Chapter 187.