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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.

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Commemorating 141 Days

Living

Memory
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The Battle of the

Somme
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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

‘Somme Companion - out now!’

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Burial Services in The Netherlands

29/09/2016

A burial service will be held at 10:00 hours on Wednesday 5 October 2016 at CWGC Arnhem Oosterbeek War Cemetery, The Netherlands, for LCpl Donald Stabler Noble and Pte Harold James Lewis, 4th Battalion, Wiltshire Regiment.


Latest Cemetery Information

FRANCE - RAILWAY HOLLOW CEMETERY, HEBUTERNE

We have been informed that some visitors have experienced intimidating behaviour from a local resident when visiting this site. Please do not attempt to access the site by vehicle and do not park on verges which are private land or block any of the tracks. Please follow the tracks and pathways only and do not cut across the fields.

Should you encounter any problems, we recommend you leave at once and contact the local authorities to file a formal complaint. Contact the local police at Beaumetz-lès-Loges, tel  +33 3 21 55 22 17 or e-mail the town hall of Serre-les-Puisieux at ville.puisieux@wanadoo.fr

FRANCE - SERRE ROAD CEMETERY No.3, PUISIEUX

We have been informed that some visitors have experienced intimidating behaviour from a local resident when visiting this site. Please do not attempt to access the site by vehicle and do not park on verges which are private land or block any of the tracks. Please follow the tracks and pathways only and do not cut across the fields.

Should you encounter any problems, we recommend you leave at once and contact the local authorities to file a formal complaint. Contact the local police at Beaumetz-lès-Loges, tel +33 3 21 55 22 17 or e-mail the town hall of Serre-les-Puisieux at ville.puisieux@wanadoo.fr

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