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Frank Woodruff Buckles

Feb 1, 1901 – Feb 27, 2011 (Age 110)


Joseph Gawler's Sons, LLC Obituary

Frank Woodruff Buckles' life spanned the awesome, horrible, fantastic, dreadful Twentieth Century. He saw and experienced much. As America's last surviving veteran witness to the First World War, his life experiences and perspective are an artifact in our day which often lacks perspective....

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Mr. Buckles, Your the greatest soldier the world had ever seen! Too bad I never seen you, but I seen you in the news when I was a boy! I miss you! But I always remember you! Amen!

I am a member of the UK Buckles family and would love to think Frank was a distant relative. He was certainly a very great and brave man. If you know anything of his origins please let me know. I live on Merseyside in the UK and have discovered the family goes back to Belfast.
Best wishes

The family of David Leon Buckle would like to express our condolences for you loss. What an amazing life he must have lead! I would also be interested in talking with someone regarding your family history and if we may possibly be related. You can contact me by cell 254-644-8910 or by email [email protected] Thank you,David Buckles

Oct. 22, 2012
To: Susannnah Buckles Flanagan

It's been a while since dad has left us and it seems like only the other day. My warm memories of our visits to Mr. Buckles often reappears and never fades away. My "Lest We Forget" brothers will always cherish our numerous visits that we made to West Virginia to your home to see Frank. We were always greeted cordially and your hospitality will always be fondly remembered and appreciated..

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god bless

RIP. I'm not sure how but i am sure we are related. Sorry we never got to meet.

I Bid You All A Fond Farewell

sorry for your loss ,but what a blessing of life you shared,you are in our prayers

Rest in piece my Comrad in arms.

Walt Benton
U.S.Army (ret.)Lakeland, FL.