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Clearing The Dead - a talk by Dr Peter Hodgkinson

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Between the wars a process similar to modern archaeology was carried out to attempt to unearth WW1 missing and bury them properly in IWGC cemeteries. How was this work done? Who did it? What were their experiences? Captain G Crawford, who drew up a set of instructions for doing this work, made this observation: 'It has been found to be advisable …