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7 Facts You May Not Know About World War I

But after a German submarine (known as ... Army Cpl. Frank Buckles, a U.S. soldier from Charles Town, West Virginia, died on Feb. 27, 2011, at 110 years of age. He had enlisted in the Army when he was ... read more

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

Frank W. Buckles died ... 110, having achieved a singular feat of longevity that left him proud and a bit bemused. In 1917 and 1918, close to 5 million Americans served in World War I, and Mr. Buckles ... read more

Last man WWI veteran dies at 110 in Australia

... last remaining World War I combat veteran, died on Thursday in Perth, aged 110. [Photo/Agencies] Choules was the last known male survivor of more than 70 million military personnel during WWI, aft... read more

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One of Last Remaining US WWI Vets Dies

(Newser) – The oldest-known American World War I veteran ... professor died yesterday of heart failure at a nursing home in Ohio. He drove a car until age 103 and credited physical activity and a heal... read more


Last U.S. soldier from WWI dies at 110

Buckles enlisted in World War I at 16 after lying about his age. He died Sunday on his farm in Charles Town, nearly a month after his 110th birthday. He had devoted the last years of his ... Only two ... 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 ... some on Capitol Hill to allow the body of ... read more

President Obama honors last US veteran to serve in WWI

President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden made an unscheduled stop at Arlington National Cemetery to honor the last American World War I veteran. On Tuesday, Frank Buckles ... died last mont... read more

Great War history rolls into town

On Feb. 7, the world’s last known Great War veteran, Florence Green ... The last American World War I veteran, Cpl. Frank Buckles, an Army ambulance driver who served in France, died in February 2011 ... read more

Harry Landis, one of last U.S. WWI vets, dies

Landis, who lived at a Sun City Center nursing home, died Monday, according to the Florida Department of Veterans Affairs. The remaining U.S. veteran is Frank Buckles ... army and is the last known Ca... read more

Last World War I combat vet dies in Australia

British-born Claude Choules, 110, believed to be the last World War One combat veteran, died in his sleep ... became the last known surviving World War I service members after the death of American Fr... read more

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

Frank W. Buckles died Sunday, sadly yet not unexpectedly at age 110, having achieved a singular feat of longevity that left him proud and a bit bemused. In 1917 and 1918, close to 5 million Americans ... read more



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