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Battle to discover name of war hero

Battle to discover name of war hero
keywords: World War I - Ypres - Belgium
The body of a mystery soldier has been discovered during an excavation of one of the First World War's bloodiest killing fields.
In the area around Ypres, in Belgium, more than 1,700,000 soldiers, from both sides, were killed or wounded between 1914 to 1918.

More than 50,000 bodies of British and Commonwealth soldiers were never found.

Now the remains of a soldier serving with the Royal Northumberland Fusiliers are among those discovered in an archeological dig on the site of the trenches. ...

Read more at ic Newcastle (10 november 2003)