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Welcome to the Commonwealth War Graves Commission website.

We commemorate the 1,700,000 men and women of the Commonwealth forces who died in the two world wars.

Our cemeteries, burial plots and memorials are a lasting tribute to those who died in some 153 countries across the world.

Our Register records details of Commonwealth war dead so that graves or names on memorials can be located.

Find out more about the scope of our organisation today by clicking on the links above.

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I have many times asked myself whether there can be more potent advocates of peace upon earth through the years to come than this massed multitude of silent witnesses to the desolation of war.

King George V, Flanders, 1922

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CWGC Annual Customer Service Survey

21/08/2014

Please spare a few minutes of your time to complete our annual Customer Service Survey; an opportunity for you to help us improve the service we provide to you, and better understand your requirements.

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Virtual Tour of St. Symphorien Military Cemetery

21/08/2014

It is exactly 100 years ago these days (21-23 August 2014) that the First World War broke out. Many of the first casualties are buried at St. Symphorien Military Cemetery in Belgium. This small tour tells you all about this remarkable place's main features.


Latest Cemetery Information

Brandhoek New Military Cemetery

August 2014 - Major road works are currently being carried out in the surroundings of this cemetery. It might at times be very difficult to get to the site. Please follow the indicated road diversion signs.

Brandhoek New Military Cemetery No 3

August 2014 - Major road works are currently being carried out in the surroundings of this cemetery. It might at times be very difficult to get to the site. Please follow the indicated road diversion signs.

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