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Frank Buckles
Frank Woodruff Buckles was a US Army Corporal and the last US Veteran to survive World War I. He enlisted in the United States Army in 1917 at the age of 16 and served with a squadron from Fort Riley, driving an ambulance and motorcycle near the road ahead. lines in Europe. During World War II, just a month before his 41st birthday, he was captured by the Japanese while working in the shipping industry and in the Philippines for three years as a civilian prisoner. After the war, Buckles got married in San Francisco and moved to Gap View Farm near Charles Town, West Virginia. Widowed at the age of 98, he worked on his farm until the age of 105. In his later years, he was Honorary President of the First World War Memorial Organization. As president, he advocated the creation of a World War I memorial similar to other war memorials in Washington, DC The War Memorial District of Columbia was renamed the National War I Memorial.
Birth nameWood Buckles
BornFebruary 1, 1901, Bethany, Missouri, U.S.
DiedFebruary 27, 2011, (aged 0 days), Charles Town, West Virginia, U.S.
Buried atArlington National Cemetery
Service/branchUnited States Army
Years of serviceAugust 1917 – November 1919
Service number15577
Unit1st Fort Riley Casual Detachment
Battles/warsWorld War I (soldier), World War II (civilian POW), Raid at Los Baños (World War II)
Spouse(s)Audrey Mayo (wife)
RelationsSusannah Buckles Flanagan (daughter), James C. Buckles (father), Theresa J. Buckles (mother)

About Frank Buckles

War Hero Frank Buckles was born in Bethany, Missouri, United States on February 1, 1901. He dies at the age of 110, on February 27, 2011.

He was most known as the last living World War I veteran at the time of his death, and he chaired the World War I Memorial Foundation. He was awarded the World War I Victory Medal for his military service in the United States Army.

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Frank Buckles before becoming famous

Frank Buckles was born in the Zodiac sign Aquarius (The Water-Bearer), and 1901 is also the year of Ox (牛) in the Chinese Zodiac.

He enrolled in the United States Army in late 1917 after working as a banker and telegraph operator.

Achievement of Frank Buckles

He was seized as a World War II prisoner-of-war by the Japanese while working as a merchant in the years following World War I.

Frank Buckles's Family, Spouse, Dating and Relationship

Susannah was his daughter from his marriage to Audrey Mayo.

Frank Buckles Collabed with

Buckles was awarded the French Legion of Honour by French President Politician Jacques Chirac decades after his service in World War I.

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Latest information about Frank Buckles updated on March 13 2023.