Frank Buckles http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Flags lowered in Mo. for WWI veteran http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/flags-lowered-mo-wwi-veteran <p>Flags are being lowered in Missouri for the last surviving American to serve in World War I.</p><p>Missouri native <a href="http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/last-us-veteran-world-war-i-mo-native-dies-age-110">Frank Buckles died Sunday</a> at the age of 110 at his farm in West Virginia. He was born in the Harrison County town of Bethany and also lived as a child in Vernon County.</p><p>Buckles lied about his age to enlist in the Army and served during the war in England and France.</p> Tue, 01 Mar 2011 22:05:14 +0000 The Associated Press 628 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Flags lowered in Mo. for WWI veteran