Canadian War Museum Acquires Medals Of Last Commonwealth Soldier Killed In

WW1

Private George Price’s medal group which has been donated to the Canadian War Museum.
(TILSTON MEMORIAL COLLECTION OF CANADIAN MILITARY MEDALS, CANADIAN WAR MUSEUM; CWM20160175-001)

JUST OVER a mile to the southeast of the Belgian city of Mons is the Commonwealth War Graves Commission cemetery of St Symphorien. It is, writes Robert Mitchell, like no other cemetery on the Western Front, for it is there that the first British soldier and last Commonwealth soldier to be killed in action during the First World War are buried.

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