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Frank Buckles, Last US WWI Vet, Dies at 110

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28 February 2011
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Frank Buckles, Last US WWI Vet, Dies at 110

He was repeatedly rejected by military recruiters and got into uniform at 16 after lying about his age. But Frank Buckles would later become the last surviving U.S. veteran of World War I. Buckles, who also survived being a civilian POW in the Philippines in World War II, died of natural causes Sunday. He was 110.
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