The families of two soldiers who died in northern France in World War 1, will pay their last respects later, 96 years after they died.
- Lieutenant John Harold Pritchard served with the Honourable Artillery Company.
- He was the eldest of three boys in a family of seven and came from South West London.
- He was 31 when he died near Bullecourt on May 15th 1917.
- Before the war he was a chorister at St Paul's Cathedral
Lt Pritchard's nephew, great nieces and their families will attend the service in Arras in France.
- Private Christopher Douglas Elphick served in the same company as Pritchard and was killed in the same enemy attack on May 15th 1917.
- He was born in Dulwich in South London and was 28-years-old when he died.
- Before the war he worked as a clerk for the Prudential Insurance Company.
Pte Elphick's two grandsons and their families will attend his reburial in the Ecoust-St Mein Cemetery. Prince Michael of Kent will also attend in his capacity as HAC Royal Honorary Colonel.
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