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

Frank W. Buckles died early Sunday at age 110, having achieved a singular feat of longevity that left him proud and a bit bemused.

 
 

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Nov. 11, 2007

Frank W. Buckles, shown at the annual memorial service honoring Gen. John J. Pershing at Arlington National Cemetery in 2007, was the last known American survivor of World War I. He died early Sunday at age 110.


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