Last U.S. Veteran Of World War I, Mo. Native, Dies At Age 110 By Kelsey Proud • Feb 28, 2011 ShareTwitter Facebook Google+ Email Frank Buckles at 106 years old wearing his French military decoration, the Légion d'honneur, for an interview with the U.S. Library of Congress in 2007. (Wikimedia Commons/U.S. Library of Congress) From NPR's All Things Considered: Tags: World War IVeteransView the discussion thread.