Henry Nicholas Gunther was reportedly the last soldier of the contending nation to have been killed-in-action during the First World War. Henry died instantly from a bullet to the head at 10:59 am on November 11th, 1918 while charging a machine gun position.
Ironically of German descent - Henry Nicholas John Gunther was dead. It was 10.59 am. Henry is now recognized as the last soldier to be killed in action in World War I.
Gunther was buried where he fell in the village of Chaumont-devant-Damvillers, in the Argonne region of France, but was later removed to his hometown of Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A. in 1923.