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Major Piers Edgcumbe's final resting place. His headstone is marked, 'A Soldier of the 1939-1945  War 27th May 1940'<br />
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The final resting place of a lost hero of Dunkirk has finally been found more than 80 years later.<br />
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Major Piers Edgcumbe, the son of the Earl of Mount Edgcumbe, has been missing ever since he and a colleague were killed during the German Blitzkrieg in May 1940.<br />
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As 400,000 Allied soldiers retreated towards the beaches of Dunkirk, the aristocratic officer and Lance Corporal Leonard Webber formed part of a forward reconnaissance unit.