Frank Buckles died 2011 at age 110. Last veteran of WWI to pass away and is at Arlington National Cemetery.

Frank Buckles died 2011 at age 110. Last veteran of WWI to pass away and is at Arlington National Cemetery.

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Frank Buckles (1901 - 2011) the last American veteran of World War I, drove ambulances in France and later spent years in an internment camp after Japan's invasion of the Philippines in WWII. He was 110.

Frank Buckles (1901 - 2011) the last American veteran of World War I, drove ambulances in France and later spent years in an internment camp after Japan's invasion of the Philippines in WWII. He was 110.

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Frank Buckles in a wheel chair is talking to George W. Bush. Frank Woodruff Buckles (born Wood Buckles, February 1, 1901 – February 27, 2011) was a United States Army soldier and the last surviving American veteran of World War I. He enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1917 and served with a detachment from Fort Riley, driving ambulances and motorcycles near the front lines in Europe.

Frank Buckles in a wheel chair is talking to George W. Bush. Frank Woodruff Buckles (born Wood Buckles, February 1, 1901 – February 27, 2011) was a United States Army soldier and the last surviving American veteran of World War I. He enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1917 and served with a detachment from Fort Riley, driving ambulances and motorcycles near the front lines in Europe.

David DeJonge this week released a documentary of Frank Buckles' life, and his quest for a World War I memorial on the National Mall.

David DeJonge this week released a documentary of Frank Buckles' life, and his quest for a World War I memorial on the National Mall.

The last U.S. WWI veteran, Frank W. Buckles, passed away Sunday at the age of 110. Our flag waves @ half-mast in his memory. #InGratefulMemory

The last U.S. WWI veteran, Frank W. Buckles, passed away Sunday at the age of 110. Our flag waves @ half-mast in his memory. #InGratefulMemory

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U.S. Marines responding to gas attack near Verdun, France, during World War I. Frank Buckles, the last surviving veteran of World War I, died Feb. 27.

U.S. Marines responding to gas attack near Verdun, France, during World War I. Frank Buckles, the last surviving veteran of World War I, died Feb. 27.

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Veteran: Frank Buckles survived World War I - he was only 16 when he joined - and the Japanese prison camps in the Philippines during World War II

Veteran: Frank Buckles survived World War I - he was only 16 when he joined - and the Japanese prison camps in the Philippines during World War II

Frank Buckles, died at 110 in Feb 2011 - Last American World War I veteran
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