Ministry Of Defence
Our future services, current appeals and past cases
Attend a full military honours funeral or rededication service
The following services are planned for October 2021.
20 Oct 2021. Sgt Peter Twiddy, RAFVR;11:00 hrs at Tirana Park Memorial Cemetery, Tirana, Albania.
26 Oct 2021. 2 Unknown British Soldiers;13:30 hrs at Perth Cemetery (China Wall).
27 Oct 2021. LCpl R Cook, Essex Regiment;14:30 hrs at New Irish Farm Cemetery.
The following service is planned for November 2021.
17 Nov 2021; A burial service for 9 soldiers of the Great War;
11:00 hrs at Tyne Cot Cemetery, nr Ieper, Belgium.
Second Lieutenant Leslie Wallace Ablett
Second Lieutenant Edward Douglas Bruty
Serjeant Thomas Feasby
Lance Corporal Stanley Blakeborough
Private Harry Miller
Private Joseph Patrickson MM
Private Arnold Sanderson MM
An Unknown Soldier all of the 11th Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers
An Unknown Soldier of Unknown Regiment
Please contact DBS-MODWarDetectives@mod.gov.uk for more information.
Help identify a missing soldier, sailor or airman
The MOD War Detectives need your help to trace the families of British casualties found on historical battlefields.
Our current appeals can be found below:
There are no appeals at present.
Our Past Cases
Details of some of the MOD War Detectives past cases can be found below:
- [Unknown soldiers from the Great War are laid to rest](https://www.gov.uk/government/news/grave-of-royal-flying-corps-observer-killed-in-action-in-the-great-war-identified)
- British soldiers killed during WW2 are honoured as they are laid to rest
- Services held for 2 Welsh brothers in arms killed during the Great War
- Grave of Royal Welsh Fusilier identified a century after his death in the Great War
- Family of World War 1 soldiers attend their relatives funeral a century after they gave their lives.
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