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Another one laid to rest a century on

In the local news this morning - the remains of a soldier from the local regiment found in Belgium. His buttons and badge identified the regiment but we'll probably never know who he was. France and Flanders still giving up its dead.
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Which country was the deceased soldier from?
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Which country was the deceased soldier from?
Well given that I said local news which do you think? He was from the Worcestershire regiment.
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