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Photographic Services

Our Partners - The War Graves Photographic Project



We receive many requests from members of the public asking for photographs of headstones and memorials. Unfortunately, due to the numbers of casualties, the Commission does not hold photographs of each of its commemorations.

However, our partners, The War Graves Photographic Project, are a group of dedicated volunteers who have undertaken the immense task of recording, archiving and making available to the descendants, images of the graves or memorial listings of every service casualty since the outbreak of the First World War.

So far they have been able to photograph and record over 1.6 million named graves and memorials. To learn more about the project, search the online database or request a photograph please visit .




Other organisations who may be able to help with your search:


WW1 contains photographs of all First World War cemeteries in France and Belgium. Various other sites are also photographed.

The South Africa War Graves Project aims to archive photographs of every South African and Rhodesian war grave, from the 2nd Anglo-Boer War, WW1, WW11 to present day. All photos of South African and Rhodesian war dead are free of charge to any friend or family member of the casualty.

The Australian War Graves Photographic Archive contains photographs of Australian graves around the world.

The New Zealand War Graves Trust is a charitable trust with the objective of photographing all the war graves and primary memorials of the New Zealand war dead, from the South African Anglo-Boer War up to peace operations in the present day. shows 360 degree panoramic images of many of the Commission's cemeteries and memorials in France and Belgium. New sites are constantly added.  is an appeal for photographs or information about the servicemen who now rest in the commonwealth cemeteries of Normandy.