Recovering the dead from World War One

Recovering the dead from World War One

Interviews
  • January 26, 2020
Recovering the dead from World War One
Steve Arnold, CWGC horticulture manager in France and in charge of the recovery and exhumation of the remains of soldiers

 

Interview with Steve Arnold who works for the Commonwealth War Graves Commission based in Arras, France. He is in charge of the exhumation and recovery of the remains of soldiers who are found on the former battlefields.

He's also the horticulture manager for France and talks about the Commission's work to keep its cemeteries and memorials presented to such a high standard. He also talks about the impact of climate change on his work.

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