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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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Appeal for Relatives

01/09/2015

The Commission intends to carry out work on a number of the war graves in the United Kingdom.


Latest Cemetery Information

UNITED KINGDOM - BROOKWOOD MILITARY CEMETERY

Work on the Canadian Building has now been completed and the New Memorial will be completed by the end of the summer 2015.

The Brookwood (Russia) Memorial was built to commemorate Commonwealth war dead of both world wars who died in Russia.  As a consequence of improved access to war grave and memorials sites located in Russia and the Baltic states, the memorial will be decommissioned. Work to remove the memorial will commence on Monday 7 September.

UNITED KINGDOM - BROOKWOOD 1914-1918 MEMORIAL

The Brookwood (Russia) Memorial was built to commemorate Commonwealth war dead of both world wars who died in Russia.  As a consequence of improved access to war grave and memorials sites located in Russia and the Baltic states, the memorial will be decommissioned. Work to remove the memorial will commence on Monday 7 September.

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