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Nearly 100 years after they were killed in battle, British soldiers are laid to rest

Almost 100 years after they were killed in action, Lieutenant John Harold Pritchard and Private Christopher Douglas Elphick were re-interred with full military honors in a private ceremony. Lieutenant Pritchard was killed in action on May 15, 1917 during an enemy attack near Bullecourt, France and his remains were found in a field near the site in 2009. His body was eventually identified by a silver bracelet with his name engraved on it. Private Elphick was born in Dulwich, South London in 1889. He was killed in action on May 15, 1917 during an enemy attack near Bullecourt, France and his remains were found in a field near the site in 2009. His body was eventually identified by a signet ring bearing his initials. Unidentified remains belonging to two other soldiers were also buried.

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