The New Zealand government did what they could do to identify this young man who was killed here about 95 years ago in the Battle of Messines, the prologue of the Battle of Passchendaele.
you can click on the picture to enlarge and see the wreath of Waimakariri. Waimakariri was represented by her twin town Zonnebeke.
She's flanked by the Province Commander, the Governor of West-Flanders and the Mayor of Messines.
It was a moving, beautiful and very special reburial service.
Lest we forget.
see also National television Belgium: http://www.deredactie.be/permalink/1.1211727
see also 3 news (NZ news)
and TV NZ
see also local Flemish TV: http://www.focus-wtv.tv/video/soldaat-herbegraven-mesen