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Plug Street – the Ballad of the Unknown Soldier

Following last week’s #WWWednesday feature describing the latest scientific methods for identifying fallen WW1 soldiers, forensic archaeologist Sarah Ashbridge explains how these new techniques have been used at Plug Street in Flanders. Our story starts in 2008 when archaeologists from No Man’s Land, a group of military archaeologists & historians, began investigating sites from the […]

Venturer profile: Joan Sutherland

Joan Sutherland Returning back to fold, Joan Sutherland tells us why she’s re-joining the team again at Leiston Abbey this year. ‘I took my first tentative steps into practical archaeology in 2012 when I joined DigVentures for their first dig at Flag Fen for two days, the result of a birthday present from my family. […]