World War I: Indian Army team to bring back remains of World War I soldiers (By Economic Times)

1. DEHRADUN: A team of the Garhwal Rifles will travel to France in November to identify and bring back the remains of its two soldiers killed during the First World War, an Army official said.

2. The decision came after the French government recently found the remains of four soldiers, including two unnamed Indian soldiers , at a construction site near Laventie, about 70km from Dunkirk , in France.

3. “We have already informed the Indian government and top Army officers about the situation and a team from our regiment will be visiting France to identify the remains.

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