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Last known WWI veteran Florence Green dies at 110

Florence Green never saw the front line. Her war was spent serving food, not dodging bullets. But Green, who has died aged 110, was the last known surviving veteran of World War I. She was serving with the Women's Royal...

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FLORENCE BEATRICE GREEN LAST VETERAN OF WORLD WAR I

Florence Beatrice Green (nee' Patterson) is the last Veteran of World War I.  She was born 19 February 1901 in Edmonton, a suburb north of London, England to Frederick and Sarah (nee' Neal) Patterson.  Florence Green joined the Women's Royal...

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Last World War One Veteran Farewelled in Australia

A naval funeral service for the last World War One combat veteran takes place in Fremantle, Australia on Friday.The last World War One combat veteran, British-born Claude Choules, who died at 110-years-old, was laid to rest after a military...

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Saying Goodbye: America's Last Doughboy

by Ashley Bernardi, On Patrol America said farewell to its last Doughboy when former Army Corporal Frank Woodruff Buckles passed away February 27, 2011, in his Charles Town, West Virginia, home at the age of 110.Frank Woodruff BucklesFrank Woodruff BucklesBuckles...

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Last World War I combat vet dies in Australia

By KRISTEN GELINEAU(AP) SYDNEY - The last known combat veteran of World War I was defiant of the tolls of time, a centenarian who swam in the sea, twirled across dance floors, and published his first book at 108. He...

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Last American veteran of World War I buried

ARLINGTON, Virginia (AP) - Frank Buckles was buried Tuesday with the pomp and ceremony befitting the man who outlived 4.7 million other Americans who served in World War I. His flag-draped casket was carried to his gravesite at Arlington...

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Last American WWI veteran remembered at Liberty Memorial ceremony

By BRIAN BURNES The Kansas City Star The last doughboy left Americans with a crucial challenge, a retired general said Saturday. "Frank Buckles' passing means that there are no more living memories of World War I," said Richard Myers,...

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Frank Woodruff Buckles

The Order of the First World War notes with deep sadness the passing of Frank Woodruff Buckles, the last surviving veteran of the American Expeditionary Force in World War I. Mr. Buckles often referred to as "Pershing's Last Patriot"...

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Happy 110th Birthday Frank Woodruff Buckles!

Frank Woodruff Buckles is the last living veteran of the First World War. He was born 1 February 1901 in Bethany, Harrison County, Missouri. When the United States entered World War One on 6 April 1917 Frank enlisted in the...

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