British First World War soldiers to be re-interred at cemetery in France

Posted on centenarynews.com on 14 April 2013
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Date of publication: 09/04/2013

The British Army has announced that two British First World War soldiers, alongside the remains of two unidentified soldiers, are to be re-interred at the Honourable Artillery Company (H.A.C) Cemetery, Ecoust-St. Mein near Arras in France.

The remains are that of Lieutenant John Harold Pritchard and Private Christopher Douglas Elphick of The Honourable Artillery Company were discovered in 2009.

Two further sets of remains which could not be identified, will also be re-interred.

The ceremony will take place at at 12:00pm on Tuesday 23rd April 2013.

To read the full British Army press release, click here.

Images courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission

Posted by: Daniel Barry, Centenary News