Ceremony in Fromelles
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WWI soldier given proper burial in Fromelles cemetery

The last of 250 British and Australian World War I troops recovered from mass graves has been reburied with full military honours in northern France.

Prince Charles and the relatives of identified soldiers attended a commemorative ceremony at the new Fromelles Military Cemetery.

It comes 94 years after the soldiers were killed in the Battle of Fromelles.

The Duke of Kent, president of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, said in the cemetery, the soldiers were "lost no longer... here, at last, in peace".

  • 19 Jul 2010