Best known, at the time of his death, as the last living World War I veteran, he chaired the World War I Memorial Foundation. As a result of his wartime service in the United States Army, he earned a World War I Victory Medal.
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|FULL NAME:||Frank Buckles|
|BIRTH DATE:||February 1, 1901|
|AGE:||119 years old|
Frank Buckles is a War Hero. His marriage to Audrey Mayo resulted in a daughter named Susannah. After working for a time as a banker and telegraph operator, he enlisted in late 1917 in the United States Army.
DID YOU KNOW While working as a merchant in the years following World War I, he was taken by the Japanese as a World War II prisoner-of-war.
FACT French President Jacques Chirac presented Buckles with the French Legion of Honour award decades after Buckles’ service in World War I.
Currently, Frank Buckles is 119 years old. He will celebrate his 120th birthday on a Friday, February 1st. Below we countdown to his upcoming birthday.
Frank Buckles’s zodiac sign is Aquarius. According to astrologers, Aquarius’ life pursuit is to understand life’s mysteries and a secret desire to be unique and original. People of this zodiac sign like to have fun with friends, help others, fight for causes, have intellectual conversations, are a good listener and dislike limitations, broken promises, being lonely, dull or boring situations, and people who disagree with them. The strengths of this sign are: progressive, original, independent, humanitarian, while the weaknesses can be running from emotional expression, temperamental, uncompromising, aloof. The greatest overall compatibility with Aquarius are Leo and Sagittarius.
Frank Buckles was born in the Year of the Ox. Those born under this sign are persistent and straightforward. They have a strong faith and can be seen as stubborn in their old ways. This year is the year of the .
DID YOU KNOW Life expectancy in United States is about 79 years.
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