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

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

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

Frank Buckles at 16 years old. He was the last surviving U.S. World War I veteran. (1901-2011)

Last U.S. World War I veteran dies

Frank Buckles at 16 years old. He was the last surviving U.S. World War I veteran. (1901-2011)

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

Frank Buckles, Last of World War I Doughboys, Dies at 110

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

Frank Buckles  In February 2011 Frank Buckles the last American veteran of WW1 died at at his home in Charleston, West Virginia at the age of 110.  He was buried at Arlington National Cemetery with full military honors.  Flags were flown at half-staff on Capitol Hill. Pres. Obama and Vice President Joe Biden made a secret trip to the site to visit the family before the burial. In 1917 in order to enlist in the army, Mister Buckles lied to recruiters telling them he was 18 when in fact he was…

Frank Buckles In February 2011 Frank Buckles the last American veteran of WW1 died at at his home in Charleston, West Virginia at the age of 110. He was buried at Arlington National Cemetery with full military honors. Flags were flown at half-staff on Capitol Hill. Pres. Obama and Vice President Joe Biden made a secret trip to the site to visit the family before the burial. In 1917 in order to enlist in the army, Mister Buckles lied to recruiters telling them he was 18 when in fact he was…

Thank you for your Service, Frank Buckles -last living U.S. WWI vet, Feb. 27, 2011 age 110.  Thank you, to the Frank Buckles long line of family members!

Thank you for your Service, Frank Buckles -last living U.S. WWI vet, Feb. 27, 2011 age 110. Thank you, to the Frank Buckles long line of family members!

Frank Buckles, "When you start to die..... don't"

Frank Buckles, "When you start to die..... don't"

The Last Doughboy of World War I  Frank Buckles lied about his age to serve in World War I. Before his death at 110 years old, he was America’s only living link to the great conflict

The Last Doughboy of World War I Frank Buckles lied about his age to serve in World War I. Before his death at 110 years old, he was America’s only living link to the great conflict

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.

A few hours ago, the Associated Press reported that Frank Buckles, the last surviving U.S. veteran of World War I, died at age 110. You can find more information here. That sparked memories of Dulu…

A few hours ago, the Associated Press reported that Frank Buckles, the last surviving U.S. veteran of World War I, died at age 110. You can find more information here. That sparked memories of Dulu…

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

Last living WWI veteran's failed push for Washington memorial chronicled in film

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

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