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Cross marking the spot where the remains of Private George Nugent of the Northumberland Fusiliers were found in October 1998 on the old Somme 1916 battlefield . He had been killed on 1st July, the first day of the Battle of the Somme 1916. He had been recorded as missing in action. His body was found close to the mine crater blown on that day, known as Lochnagar Crater. He was reburied in the nearby Ovillers Military Cemetery on 1st July 2000.

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Thiepval Memorial – The Somme, France Strange today watching the Remembrance Ceremony at the Cenotaph, London that Commonwealth Countries which did not take part in World War I or II lay wreaths but the sacrifice of Irish soldiers is not represented. In World War I it is estimated of the 700,000 British military deaths 50,000 were Irish. Unlike in Britain, there was never conscription in Ireland so every Irish soldier was a volunteer.

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WWI centenary: The 100 year old trenches of Flanders Fields, in pictures

The headstone of an unknown soldier sits amongst thousands of others buried in Hooge Crater Military Cemetery in Ypres, Belgium Picture: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images

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Funeral for an officers best friend: Decorated K-9 laid to rest with full ceremonial honors as his emotional handler proudly looks on

Respect: Oklahoma County Sheriff's K-9 deputy Falco walks to the casket of K-9 Deputy Eron to offer final farewells during his funeral service at Precious Pets Cemetery on Thursday

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OPERATION OVERLORD NORMANDY LANDINGS D-DAY 6 JUNE 1944 (OWIL 44979) A dead US soldier lies face down in the sand (note the label already attached to his collar).

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All 44 of Sir Edwin Lutyens' WWI war memorials listed by government

Stunning: He also built the Etaples Military Cemetery (pictured), situated on the north-west coast of France

WWI, Jan 1917, Salonika; Briitish military cemetery. ©IWM

Capt. Noel Godfrey Chavasse VC & Bar, MC, (MID), RAMC. Att'd 1/10th Bn The King's (Liverpool Scottish) Rgt. Citation LG 26.10.1916 & 14.9.1917 for 9.8.1916 & 31.7-2.8.1917 - at Guillemont, France & Wieltje, Belgium . DOW 4.8.1917 at Brandhoek. Buried Brandhoek New Military Cemetery, Belgium, Plot III B.15. Only CWGC grave with 2 VC's inscribed, & 1 of only 3 dual VC holders.

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