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Our Member Governments

Six member governments make up the Commonwealth War Graves Commission: Australia, Canada, India, New Zealand, South Africa and the United Kingdom. The cost of the Commission's work is met by the member governments in proportion to the number of their war graves. The Secretary of State for Defence in the United Kingdom is the chairman of the Commission. Each of the other member governments appoints its High Commissioner in London to be its Commission representative.

Australia

The High Commissioner for Australia is His Excellency The Hon. Alexander Downer AC

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Canada

The High Commissioner for Canada is His Excellency Mr Gordon Campbell

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India

The High Commissioner for India is His Excellency Mr Ranjan Mathai

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New Zealand

The High Commissioner for New Zealand is His Excellency the Rt Hon Sir Lockwood Smith

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South Africa

The High Commissioner for the Republic of South Africa His Excellency Obed Mlaba

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United Kingdom

The Secretary of State for Defence in the United Kingdom is the Right Honourable Michael Fallon MP

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