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US museum to return WWI soldier's skull to Australian Army

 

October 4, 2017



PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Philadelphia medical museum said Tuesday it will return the skull of an Australian soldier who was killed in World War I to the Australian Army.

A military attache for the Australian Embassy will meet with Mutter Museum officials in the coming weeks to take the skull, the museum said in a statement.

"We can appreciate the position of, and are sympathetic to, the mission of the Australian Army," said Robert Hicks, the museum's director. "The recovery of remains of soldiers who were lost in combat or died as prisoners of war is vital work."

The remains are those of 27-...



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