21st July 2014:

The headstones of a further 20 Australian soldiers who lost their lives in the Battle of Fromelles, 1916, were formally dedicated at a commemorative service held at Pheasant Wood Military Cemetery on 19th July, the anniversary of the battle. They are among 144 soldiers to have been identified by name by the joint Australian and British identification board. Staff and former colleagues from OA joined various dignitaries, senior officials, families of the newly identified soldiers and locals in a moving service of remembrance.

The service was followed by a reception hosted at the village school by the Mayor of Fromelles.


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