Roland Wessling
Lecturer in Forensic Archaeology and Anthropology at Cranfield Forensic Institute (UK). As a forensic archaeologist he has worked in a number of countries excavating mass graves in human rights contexts. In recent years, he has been working on recovery and identification of WWI and WWII soldiers.
fallen soldiers WWI

Archaeology and anthropology have played an important role in identifying World War I soldiers. In this process of identification, the involvement of forensic or conflict archaeologists and forensic anthropologists has played an invaluable role to provide a dignified burial to those who fell for their country.