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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

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

The Last Living American Veteran of WWI

Frank Woodruff Buckles is the last living American veteran of World War I; he's now 108 years old. He was only 16 when he enlisted, but lied about his age to Army recruiters. He drove ambulances in En... read more

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Last U.S. veteran of World War I turns 109

Washington (CNN)-- The last surviving U.S. veteran of World War I, former Cpl. Frank Buckles, turns 109 on Monday and is still ... But the old "Doughboy" -- as World War I American infantry troops wer... read more


Members Tussle Over Honoring World War I Veteran

“It is unconscionable that Speaker Boehner would deny this honor to the last living American veteran of World War I,” the West Virginia Democrat said. “Frank Buckles was the standard-bearer of a great ... read more

On their honor: Yakama Warriors go wherever they're needed to honor American veterans

“Having him honored by other veterans and Native American veterans was an honor for our ... The group even got to meet Frank Buckles, the last living World War I veteran, who died in February 2011. “W... read more

Speaker Boehner Blocks Last WWI Veteran From Lying In State In Capitol

Frank Buckles, the last American veteran of World War I, died last month at age 110, and now a controversy is brewing over the location of his memorial ceremony. His family had hoped that he would be ... read more

Last U.S. WWI Vet Dies

Frank Buckles, the last living American veteran of World War I, died on Sunday at age 110. He was one of three living WWI vets worldwide, including a 109-year-old Australian man and a 110-year-old wom... read more

Last U.S. WWI veteran seeks DC memorial to that war

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — America's last surviving World War I veteran says Congress should pass legislation to create a memorial in the nation's capital honoring veterans of that conflict. Frank Buckles, t... read more

When I met World War I survivor Frank Buckles

Growing up I loved books about World War I ... Frank Woodruff Buckles, who had served in the U.S. Army as an ambulance driver in Europe from 1917-1918. Prior to his death on Sunday at 110, Buckles was ... 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



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