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Frank Buckles

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Feb 01, 1901

Frank Woodruff Buckles was born

Aug, 1917

Frank Buckles, 16, lied about his age to enlist in the Army


Frank Buckles taken prisoner by Japanese in the Philippines


Frank Buckles settled in Charles Town


French President Jacques Chirac presented Frank Buckles with the National Order of the Legion of Honor

May 25, 2008

Frank Buckles received the Veterans of Foreign Wars’ Gold Medal of Merit

Mar 15, 2011

Frank Buckles was laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery with full military honors

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