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‘Clearing the dead 1919-1929’ with Dr Peter Hodgkinson

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Dr Peter Hodgkinson talks about the huge effort required after the war to try and recover and identify the dead soldiers, and the organisation of the teams that scoured the battlefields and carried out the exhumations.


Clearing the Dead 1919-39

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In October we welcome Peter Hodgkinson who will speak to the branch on 'Clearing the Dead 1919-39'. For many years there has been considerable interest in battlefield archaeology. Between the wars, however, a process similar to modern archaeology was carried out to attempt to unearth the missing and bury them properly in IWGC cemeteries. It was a …