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Concert honors last U.S. WWI vet

December 09, 2008

WILLIAMSPORT - "Doughboy Salute," a piece of music just commissioned for Frank Buckles - the last remaining U.S. veteran of WWI - will be performed at the Williamsport Community Band's holiday concert Sunday, Dec. 21, at 2 p.m. at Williamsport High School.

Buckles, 107, from Charles Town, W.Va., and the composer, Kenny Bierschenk from Cincinnati, will attend.

The piece is a collection of WWI songs with narration. It has been in the works since last summer.

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