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Frank Buckles, America’s Oldest WWI Veteran, Is Also Its Oldest Activist

Drop everything you are doing and pay tribute to Frank Buckles, the last living World War I veteran and who seems to be the nation ... shouldn’t the nation’s capital have one too? Can’t America honor ... read more

Frank Buckles dies at 110; last American veteran of World War I

Frank Woodruff Buckles, a onetime Missouri farm boy who was the last known living American veteran of World War I, has died. He was 110. Buckles, who later spent more than three years in a Japanese in... read more

Frank Buckles, last surviving American WWI vet, dies at age 110

A chapter of American History has officially closed. Frank Buckles, the last surviving American veteran of World War I, died of natural causes Sunday at the age of 110 in his Charles Town, W. Va., hom... read more

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Florence Green, the Last Surviving WWI Veteran, Has Died at 110

and Frank Buckles, the last American veteran, both of whom died last year at the age of 110. With Miss Green's passing, the end of an era is truly upon us. The Very Last World War I Veteran Has Died [ ... 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

Half-staff flags to honor Cpl. Frank Buckles and World War I vets

Frank W. Buckles and in remembrance of all American veterans of World War I. Buckles was the last known surviving American veteran of World War I. Born in Missouri, Buckles died Feb. 28, 2011, in West ... read more

Bush thanks WWI veteran for 'love for America'

WASHINGTON (CNN)-- President Bush met the last known surviving veteran of the first world war on Thursday, thanking the 107-year-old for his service and his "love for America." Bush called Frank Buckl... read more

Remembering the last U.S. veteran of WWI

Thank you for your sensitive and well-researched article on the passing of 110-year-old veteran Frank W. Buckles [" 'War ... last of 2 million Americans who went to Europe to "make the world safe for ... read more

Last known WWI vet gets Memorial Day honors

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Frank Woodruff Buckles, the last known living American-born veteran of World War I, was honored Sunday at the Liberty Memorial during Memorial Day weekend celebrations. "I had a fee... read more

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

The last remaining World War I vet, Frank Buckles ... much about his war experience, Buckles was drawn to the plight of the D.C. War Memorial for World War I veterans. (More on TIME.com: See the makin... read more

Frank Buckles, last known American World War I vet, dead at 110

The last American veteran of World War I has died. At first, it didn’t seem like the like the Missouri-born Frank Buckles would ever go to war. He was repeatedly turned down by military recruiters on ... read more

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

Frank W. Buckles died Sunday ... with available records showing that former corporal Buckles, serial No. 15577, had outlived all of his compatriots from World War I, the Department of Veterans Affairs ... read more



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