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APR 23, 2013 - The Guardian

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British first world war soldiers killed in battle in 1917 are laid to rest in France

Remains of John Pritchard and Christopher Elphick buried with full military honours at the HAC Cemetery near ArrasThe remains of two first world war soldiers have been finally laid to rest, almost a century after they were killed in action.Lieutenant John Pritchard and Private Christopher Elphick, of The Honourable Artillery Company (HAC), were interred in the HAC Cemetery at Ecoust-St Mein near Arras in France.Relatives of both men, who were killed on 15 May 1917, during an enemy attack near Bullecourt, while serving with the HAC's 2nd Battalion, travelled to France for the ceremony where ... Read More

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