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date: 24 November 2020

Unknown Warrior, the [the Unknown Soldier]locked

(d. 1914?)
  • Roger T. Stearn

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Unknown Warrior, the [the Unknown Soldier] (d. 1914?), an unidentified British soldier of the First World War, was buried in Westminster Abbey as a symbolic representative of the British and dominion servicemen who died in that war. About 9 per cent of British males under forty-five died in the conflict, and some northern towns whose pals' battalions were devastated on the ...

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