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Tuesday, September 15, 2009

FROMELLES UPDATE

An earlier post here noted that the mass grave of some British and Australian soldiers who were killed at the WWI Battle of Fromelles, France had been found. Researchers have identified 250 bodies, and taken DNA samples from each set of remains. The hope is to positively identify as many of the men as possible using DNA from present-day Australian descendants of men killed at the battle:

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