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Welcome to the Commonwealth War Graves Commission website!

We commemorate the 1.7 million 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.

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CWGC Blog

75
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Hong Kong
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75
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Pearl Harbor
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“This new memorial, the latest to be constructed by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, reaffirms our commitment to remember all those servicemen and women who died, no matter where or how they lost their lives.”

His Royal Highness The Duke of Kent, President of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission

‘The Sinking of the SS Mendi’

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Latest Cemetery Information

FRANCE - VIMY MEMORIAL

In preparation for the 100th Anniversary Ceremony at the Canadian National Vimy Memorial on 9 April 2017 the memorial will be closed to the public from 6 until 9 April.

The access roads to the memorial including the adjacent cemeteries (Canadian Cemetery No 2 and Givenchy Road Canadian Cemetery) will be closed on 8 and 9 April.

For more information please see: http://www.veterans.gc.ca/eng/remembrance/history/first-world-war/vimy-ridge/100-anniversary

FRANCE - CANADIAN CEMETERY NO.2, NEUVILLE-ST. VAAST

In preparation for the 100th Anniversary Ceremony at the Canadian National Vimy Memorial on 9 April 2017 this cemetery will not be accessible for the public on 8 and 9 April.

For more information please see: http://www.veterans.gc.ca/eng/remembrance/history/first-world-war/vimy-ridge/100-anniversary

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