Last US WW I Veteran

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  1. In the Boston Herald today.

    Also, last year NY Times wrote about him in a nice story.
    NY Times

    Nice there is some recognition of WW I vets.

    I keep thinking of the funeral of my great-aunt Kate about 30 years ago and the little honor guard of old, shaky, bleary eyed WW I vets who proudly saluted the flag on her coffin. She was a USN Yeomanette or Yeoman-F. She never got farther than the Boston Navy Yard but she was a proud veteran and proud that she made Petty Officer. God bless them all!
  2. signed up in 1916...!
  3. 1916!

    Another story on Mr Buckles explained he lied about his age to get in.