Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

28/2/2011

Farewell to Frank Buckles, last surviving U.S. World War I veteran

Buckles, who also survived being a civilian POW in the Philippines in World War II, died peacefully of natural causes early Sunday at his home in Charles Town, biographer and family spokesman David DeJonge said in a statement. Buckles turned 110 on Feb. 1 and had been advocating for a national memorial honoring veterans of World War I in Washington, D.C. for more click here

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