2 more identified!!

The ABC News has reported on Wednesday 7 July 2010:

DNA tests reveal identities of Fromelles soldiers

Researchers have identified two more Australian soldiers who died at the Battle of Fromelles in Northern France during World War I.

Veterans’ Affairs Minister Alan Griffin says further testing of DNA samples lead to the positive identifications of the soldiers.

Lieutenant Colonel Ignatius Bertram Norris was from Sydney and Private Harold Charles Pitt was from Magill, in South Australia.

Ninety-six Australian soldiers who died in the battle have now been named, while 109 have been identified as Australian but their names remain unknown.

Media Coverage:

The Sydney Morning Herald: Two more soldiers named at Fromelles after DNA test tweaked

The Melbourne Age: Fromelles sacred field yields two more Diggers

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