WWI soldier's remains buried in France

Missing for almost a century, the remains of a Canadian soldier killed during the First World War found a final resting place during a military ceremony in northern France on Oct. 25, the CBC reported. Pte. Alexander Johnston of Hamilton, Ont. was killed on Sept. 29, 1918, during the Battle of the Canal du Nord, part of the Hundred Days Offensive. That battle led to the end of the war a few weeks after his death.

Published: Wednesday, 10/26/2011 12:00 am EDT

Missing for almost a century, the remains of a Canadian soldier killed during the First World War found a final resting place during a military ceremony in northern France on Oct. 25, the CBC reported. Pte. Alexander Johnston of Hamilton, Ont. was killed on Sept. 29, 1918, during the Battle of the Canal du Nord, part of the Hundred Days Offensive. That battle led to the end of the war a few weeks after his death.

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