Funerals for WW1 soldiers

Descendants of a soldier who died in northern France in 1917 have been paying their respects at his funeral today. The relatives of Private Christopher Elphick, who are from Shrewsbury, travelled to France for the ceremony.

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Families remember World War One soldiers

The families of two British soldiers killed during World War One have finally been able to lay them to rest.

It's almost 100 years since Lieutenant John Harold Pritchard and Private Christopher Elphick were killed in action.

Their bodies were found decades after the war, and its taken years to trace their families, but today their funerals were held with full military honours.


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