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Frank Buckles, last WWI Veteran, dies

Frank Woodruff Buckles
February 1, 1901 – February 27, 2011

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) – Buckles, last WWI doughboy, dies at 110 in W.Va. "He didn't seek the spotlight, but when Frank Buckles outlived every other American who'd served in World War I, he became what his biographer called "the humble patriot" and final torchbearer for the memory of that fading conflict." Read more at Yahoo News