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Buckles, last WWI doughboy, dies at 110 in W.Va.

He didn't seek the spotlight, but when Frank Buckles outlived every other American who'd served in World War I, he became what ... When they died in late 2007 and 2008, Buckles became the last so-call... read more

Last U.S. World War I veteran Frank W. Buckles dies at 110

Mr. Buckles, a widower, died on his West Virginia farm ... had outlived all of his compatriots from World War I, the Department of Veterans Affairs declared him the last doughboy standing. He was soon ... read more

Frank Buckles, Last WWI Veteran, Dies At Age 110

A spokesman says the nation's last surviving veteran of World War I has died in West Virginia. He was 110. Biographer and family spokesman David DeJonge said in a statement that Frank Woodruff Buckles ... read more

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Last U.S. WWI veteran dies at 110 in W. Virginia

Frank Buckles, the last surviving U.S. veteran of the First World War who later fought to keep the memory of fellow servicemen alive, has died in West Virginia at age 110. Buckles, an army corporal wh... read more


Centenarian veterans recount World War I memories

On Feb. 27, 2011, with little in the way of fanfare, northwest Missouri native Frank Buckles — the last American veteran of World War I — died in West Virginia at age 110. In “The Last of the Doughboy... read more

Inquirer Editorial: WWI's last vet

His place in history was secured decades later when the Department of Veterans Affairs declared Buckles the last living U.S. soldier from World War I. The last doughboy died Sunday at his West Virgini... read more

Frank Buckles, Last Remaining American World War I Vet, Dies at 110

The last remaining World War I vet, Frank Buckles, died earlier Sunday morning at the old age of 110. Part of the troop nicknamed “The Doughboys,” he served as a U.S. Army ambulance driver during the ... read more

Lawmakers deny last doughboy honor of lying in state at Capitol

When the last-known surviving U.S. veteran of World War I died late last month, there was no shortage of praise or accolades for the 110-year-old doughboy ... IV, West Virginia Democrat, who proposed ... read more

How will they send off the Last Doughboy?

WASHINGTON - A Texas congressman who worked with the last surviving World War I ... Doughboy," Poe said. Buckles' daughter, Susannah Buckles Flanagan, also has requested the additional honor for her l... read more

Last WWI vet to receive Arlington honors

Jay Rockefeller, D-West Virginia, announced Friday. "Allowing our country to pay its respects to Mr. Buckles and all of our courageous World War I veterans is necessary and important. It's a fitting w... read more

Last U.S. veteran of World War One dies at 110

believed to be the last surviving U.S. veteran of World War One, has died at age 110, according to media reports on Monday. The Washington Post, quoting his daughter, said Buckles died on Sunday at hi... read more

Frank Buckles, last known World War I veteran, dies at 110

His daughter, Susannah Buckles Flanagan, 55, said Mr. Buckles, a widower, died on his West Virginia farm ... all of his compatriots from World War I, the Department of Veterans Affairs declared him th... read more



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