Frank Buckles

 

 

Age: 110

 

Summary: former doughboy who enlisted in the U.S. Army for World War I at age 16 after lying about his age but made it home again and ultimately became that war's last surviving U.S. veteran campaigning for greater recognition for his comrades-in-arms.

 

 

Cause of Death: Natural causes

 

Born: February 1, 1901

 

Died: February 27, 2011

 

Location: Charles Town, West Virginia