New Commonwealth War Graves Cemetery Opens In Northern France

Posted by admin on Jul 18, 2010

When 250 British and Australian WW1 soldiers were discovered in unmarked burial pits last year in Fromelles, Northern France, it was the largest war grave to be found in Western Europe for 60 years.

Nearly a century of anguished unknowing for their families was brought to an end by the subsequent identification of 94 of those missing men with a combination of geophysics, metal detection, ground-penetrating radar and personal possessions found.

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