Last WWI Veteran from Kansas City area

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The last living WWI veteran called Missouri home.

Frank Buckles lied about his age to enlist in 1917. He was deployed from Fort Riley in Kansas.  

Buckles was honored at the National WWI Museum and Memorial in 2008.

He passed away at 106 years old. He is buried in Arlington National Cemetery.

Watch the video above to learn more about Buckles. 






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