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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 154 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.

We are sometimes approached by members of the public who wish to support our work. If you wish to make a contribution, you can use our PayPal account below to do so.

CWGC, delighted to find you had uploaded the documents detailing what families had asked for on the gravestone. Really brought it home.

Frankie Drake via Twitter

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Latest Cemetery Information


On 30 August a multi-faith service will be held at the CWGC Neuve-Chapelle Memorial , between 2 - 3.30 pm.

As a result, the main access road to the cemetery will be closed, and is unlikely to re-open until 6pm.

Please note that access to the memorial will therefore be restricted for the whole afternoon.


The local authorities are  currently carrying out road resurfacing (2nd Ridge Road) on the peninsular. As a result access to the site will not be possible.

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