Ceremony at the Chinese section of Anfield Cemetery in Liverpool, England, to commemorate five Chinese labourers who served on the battlefields of the first world war, on August 10, 2018. Photo: SCMP/Hilary Clarke

Chinese who helped allies in first world war commemorated in Britain

Ceremony held for five members of the 100,000-strong Chinese Labour Corps, who grew food, built roads and dug trenches during the conflict

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Ceremony at the Chinese section of Anfield Cemetery in Liverpool, England, to commemorate five Chinese labourers who served on the battlefields of the first world war, on August 10, 2018. Photo: SCMP/Hilary Clarke
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