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Corner Brook artist helps ID WWI soldier / Christian Corbet

Canadian Private Thomas Lawless of Calgary died in battle 94 years ago at Vimy Ridge. Today, at long last, he was buried with full military honours in Vimy, France. His remains were found near Vimy Ridge in 2003. But his identity was a mystery for a long time. An artist living in Corner Brook played a key role in identifying his remains. Christian Corbett is in France, and he attended the burial service.

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