They found their resting place – finally

Three Canadian soldiers of the First World War, Private Harry Atherton, Corporal Percy Howarth, and Sergeant Richard Musgrave, were laid to rest with military honours at CWGC Loos British Cemetery, Loos-en-Gohelle, France on the 8 June 2023.

All three were born in the UK and migrated to Canada before the war. Identification of the remains is the responsibility of the Canadian Armed Forces Casualty Identification Program. Remains of Howarth and Musgrave were discovered in 2011, those of Atherton in 2017, longer than the duration of the war from discovery to burial!

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