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Re(1): Private Frederick Foskett of the 2nd Battalion Lancashire Fusiliers
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It is marvellous that Frederick Foskett now has a named grave.

There were six sets of remains recovered in 2008 and 2010 during two archaeological excavations. Out of the six sets of remains,two were badged as Lancs Fusiliers, two as Royal Lancs and two with no regimental insignia.

There were high hopes that three of the sets of remains would be identified through DNA testing before the burials in April 2015.

The focus then was on the missing of 20 October 1914. I am curious as to why the focus shifted to the missing of 18 October which has now resulted in the successful identification of Frederick?

Thanks.

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