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Burials for soldiers of WW1

Burials will take place today for two WW1 soldiers killed in action almost 100 years ago and later identified by their remains.

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Funerals for World War One soldiers begin

Members of the Honourable Artillery Company carry the coffin into the cemetery

Relatives of two soldiers who died in northern France in 1917 are paying their final respects at their funerals.

The bodies of Lieutenant John Harold Pritchard and Private Christopher Douglas Elphick were discovered in 2009, but they were not identified till later.

They are now being reburied in the Honourable Artillery Company Military Cemetery.

Both men died during an enemy attack in 1917

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