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RIP: Frank Buckles, America’s last veteran of World War I

He was born seven months before Teddy Roosevelt succeeded William McKinley and two years before the Wright brothers’ first success with powered flight at Kitty Hawk. Via NBC, his enlistment record not... 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, America's last WWI veteran, dies aged 110

America's last surviving veteran of World War I, Frank Buckles, has died aged 110. Mr Buckles, who joined the US army in 1917, at the age of 16, lying about his age to get enlisted, died of natural ca... read more

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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


New Calls for WWI Memorial as Washington Reacts to the Passing of Frank Buckles

Frank Buckles, the last living veteran of World War I, died at home Sunday in Charles Town, West Virginia. He was 110 years-old and many in Washington are reacting to his death. "Frank Buckles lived t... read more

Frank Buckles, last U.S. survivor of WWI, will be buried in Arlington thanks to efforts of former Milwaukie teacher

Frank Buckles, who lived to become the last American veteran of World War I, will be honored with the burial at the Arlington National Cemetery thanks to the efforts of a longtime Milwaukie High Schoo... read more

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

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

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

Last US veteran of WWI Frank Buckles dies aged 110

FRANK Buckles did not seek the spotlight, but when he outlived every other American who had served in World War I ... to be the last survivor, Buckles said simply, "I realised that somebody had to be, ... 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



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