British soldier from the First World War re-interred at new site

Posted on on 01 March 2013
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Date of publication: 28/02/2013

The Manchester Evening News reports that a British First World War soldier, Private Blears, has be re-interred at Swinton Unitarian Chapel, England, after original burial site was bought for development.

The soldier died after being exposed to mustard gas. His reburial was overseen by members of the community and representatives of the Royal British Legion.

To read the full article, visit the Manchester Evening News website here.

Images courtesy of the Manchester Evening News website.

Posted by: Daniel Barry, Centenary News