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Frank Buckles, America's last WWI veteran, dies aged 110

March 02nd 2011    Category: General

Mr Buckles, who joined the US army in 1917, at the age of 16, lying about his age to get enlisted, died of natural causes at his home near Charles Town, West Virginia, on Sunday.

Read more on the BBC website (28 February 2011).

Read an obituary in the Independent (2 March 2011)

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