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The War Dead of the United Kingdom

The total number of war dead of the United Kingdom and her colonies in the two world wars is 1,271,955. The countries in which the largest number of UK war dead are commemorated are France (580,423), the United Kingdom (283,247) and Belgium (211,258).  In the United Kingdom, the Commission is responsible for graves and memorials at 13,000 sites.

Useful Links

The Work of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission in the UK

General Advice for Visitors to UK Cemeteries

The Ministry of Defence

The Royal British Legion

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