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Prime Minister Lays Wreath At Grave Of Last Man Killed During First World War - But Who Was He?

4 days ago   |   By Huffington Post

The Prime Minister quoted First World War poetry while she laid wreaths at the graves of the both the first and last British soldiers to be killed during the First World War. Theresa May thanked the fallen troops for being “staunch to the end against odds uncounted” as she paid her respects to mark the centenary of Armistice. Dressed in a black coat, May was sombre as she laid wreaths at the graves of Private John Parr of the Middlesex Regiment, who died on August 21 1914 - the first UK soldier to be killed in the conflict - and the last to be killed, Private George Ellison of the Royal...
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Theresa May pays armistice tribute to killed British soldiers

Theresa May pays armistice tribute to killed British soldiers

4 days ago   |   By The Guardian

PM and Belgian counterpart visit graves of first and last British soldiers killed in war Theresa May and the prime minister of Belgium, Charles Michel, have laid wreaths at the graves of the first and last British soldiers to be killed during the first world war at the start of a weekend of commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the armistice. Between the firing of the bullet that killed 16-year-old John Parr from Finchley, north London , in August 1914, and the ringing out of the shot that struck down 40-year-old George Edwin Ellison from Leeds, on 11 November 1918, about 750,000...
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Remembrance Day 2018: Theresa May to mark Armistice centenary with Macron and Belgium's Charles Michel

4 days ago   |   By The Independent

Visits reflect shared history and shared future, says prime minister
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Theresa May pays her respects to fallen soldiers in Belgium and France

Theresa May pays her respects to fallen soldiers in Belgium and France

4 days ago   |   By Daily Mail

Theresa May started her day at the St Symphorien Military Cemetery in Mons, laying wreaths at the graves of the first and last British soldiers to be killed during the war.
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Theresa May lays wreaths at first and last British soldiers to be killed during World War One

4 days ago   |   By The Sun


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Armistice Day 2018 LIVE: Theresa May leads commemorations in Belgium and France

4 days ago   |   By Evening Standard

Theresa May will lead the nation in commemorating the Armistice centenary today as she lays wreaths in Belgium and France.
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Armistice Day 2018: Theresa May leads commemoration as she lays wreaths in Belgium

4 days ago   |   By Evening Standard

Theresa May today leads the nation in commemorating the Armistice centenary as she laid a wreath to the first and last British soldier killed in the First World War.
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