Monday, February 01, 2010

Happy Birthday, Frank Buckles!

Last U.S. veteran of World War I turns 109 - "The last surviving U.S. veteran of World War I, former Cpl. Frank Buckles, turns 109 on Monday and is still hoping for a national memorial in Washington for his comrades.

Buckles is expected to deliver remarks during a quiet celebration Monday afternoon at his home in Charles Town, West Virginia."


Auntie Knickers said...

We certainly should have a memorial for WWI vets. Happy birthday, Cpl. Buckles!

Jerry House said...

All wars are terrible; that one was more terrible than most. Thank you for your service, Mr. Buckles.