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WWI soldiers who died at Fromelles are reburied

The first of 250 British and Australian soldiers whose remains were recovered from a World War I battlefield in northern France have been reburied.

The soldiers, who died in the 1916 Battle of Fromelles, are being given full military honours in a special service at a cemetery near the site.

The bodies, which were buried by German forces, were excavated from six mass graves in 2008.

Robert Hall reports.


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