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Last living WWI veteran dies

(CNN) - The last U.S. veteran of World War I died at age 110.

Frank Buckles enlisted in the Army at age 16 and served as an ambulance driver in World War I.

During World War II, Buckles worked as a civilian in the Philippines, and was captured and held as a prisoner for 39 months by Japanese forces.

Buckles died on Sunday at his farm in West Virginia.

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