Unknown Soldier

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an unidentified soldier whose body is honored as a memorial

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Charette--then the only active-duty Medal of Honor recipient--selected the Unknown Soldier of WWII.
Major Randal Cross, regimental county secretary, said: "The unknown soldier will be buried in the London Cemetery and Extension at Longueval with full military honours and a service to dedicate his headstone.
I know, through faith, that there are no unknown soldiers with God, who counts the hairs on every head and sees every little sparrow fall.
They said: "We'd like instead to hear what people think - what they really think - and for them to write to the unknown soldier a letter.
On Monday afternoon he will lay a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Sofia and will meet with President Plevneliev, said the President's Press Office.
Abu George Naaouf, Secretary-General of the Committee, said the visit includes the blood bank, Tishreen Military Hospital and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier to express gratitude to Syria, "the country of steadfastness which embraces the Resistance".
PARIS, May 04, 2011 (Frontier Star): Prime Minister Syed Yusuf Raza Gilani on Tuesday visited the Arc de Triomphe to pay respects at the tomb of the Unknown Soldier of World War I.
REDEDICATION: British and Australian soldiers carry the coffin of an unknown soldier during the service of rededication at the Fromelles (Pheasant Wood) Military Cemetery
Basbug also visited the tomb of former Egyptian President Anwar Sadat as well as Unknown Soldier Monument, and completed his formal talks in Cairo.
New Delhi, Jan 15 (ANI): The Indian Army commemorated its 61st Foundation Day by paying homage to the unknown soldier at the 'Amar Jawan Jyoti' here on Wednesday.
Pilon is rightly concerned over the lack of respect shown by some individuals to the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.
The 21-year-old read the 32-line poem, called My Unknown Soldier, at a ceremony in front of an audience which included the Queen.
color) A white cross marks the grave of and unknown soldier at the American Cemetery in Colleville-sur-Mer, France.
1920: The Cenotaph was unveiled by George V, and The Unknown Soldier was buried at Westminster Abbey.
THE mystery of a wartime portrait of an unknown soldier is a step closer to being solved.