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Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Site Sought For Memorial To WWI’s ‘Forgotten Soldiers’

Posted by admin on Feb 26, 2013

There are still some soldiers who died in World War I for whom there is no memorial. The Commonwealth War Graves Commission is trying to find a place in the Somme for a new memorial with thousands of names that have been missed.

Speaking to Today presenter Justin Webb, Terry Denham co-founder of the In From The Cold Project, – the initiative established to find a place for the soldiers to be remembered – explained “the bureaucracy of the day did not keep up with the events… and names just got forgotten.”

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