Sepia-color photo of a young man in military uniform. Frank Buckles.

Sepia-color photo of a young man in military uniform. Frank Buckles.

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

World War I in Photos: A Century Later

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

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.

Frank Buckles, last living US WWI veteran, died Feb 27, 2011 at age 110

Frank Buckles, last living US WWI veteran, died Feb 27, 2011 at age 110

Frank Buckles in the Army at age 16

Frank Buckles in the Army at age 16

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

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

America's last surviving veteran of World War I dies aged 110 years old

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  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…

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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