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A man holds the funeral program of Australian World War One soldier, Private Alan James Mather during a re-burial ceremony at Prowse Point Cemetery in Ploegsteert, Belgium on Thursday, July 22, 2010. Mr. Mather, originally from Invernell, NSW, Australia was one of 216,000 men from Australia, New Zealand and the UK who fought in the Battle of Messines from June 7-14, 1917. The body of Mr. Mather was discovered by a British archeological team in 2008 and further DNA tests by a Belgian laboratory revealed his full identity. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
Photo by: Virginia Mayo
A man holds the funeral program of Australian World War One soldier, Private Alan James Mather during a re-burial ceremony at Prowse Point Cemetery in Ploegsteert, Belgium on Thursday, July 22, 2010. Mr. Mather, originally from Invernell, NSW, Australia was one of 216,000 men from Australia, New Zealand and the UK who fought in the Battle of Messines from June 7-14, 1917. The body of Mr. Mather was discovered by a British archeological team in 2008 and further DNA tests by a Belgian laboratory revealed his full identity. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)

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