A generation has gone

Discussion in 'World War I' started by RabidAlien, Feb 28, 2011.

  1. RabidAlien

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    Frank Buckles, last surviving participant of WW1, passed away Sunday. :salute:

     
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    RIP Mr. Buckles.
     
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    RIP SIR!

    The things and experiences he was a part of for 110 years is amazing.
     
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    Rest in Peace and thanks from a greatfull nation!
     
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    holy.....110 that is one full life :salute:
     
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    Rest in peace Mr. Buckles.
     
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    Sleep in peace, comrades dear,
    God is near.
     

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    Sad to see no more Great War veterans, and its just depressing to think that the number of WW2 veterans is decreasing.

    A salute to you, Frank, and to all the great men and women who served during the Great War.
     
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    I may have misspoken, I know Mr. Buckles was the last AMERICAN Great War survivor, I'm not sure if the other two are still alive.
     
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    The last of my Grandfather's doughboy buddies has finally joined him.
    RIP [​IMG]


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    RIP Mr. Buckles....:salute:
     
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    Reading this article (dated yesterday) at least one still is.
    Last WWI combatant to mark 110th birthday - Yahoo! News
     
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    :salute: One left...
     
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