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Tottenham Hotspur supports CWGC's Living Memory Project

Tottenham Hotspur midfielder, Mousa Dembélé, joined local primary school students, members of the community and the Club’s Supporters’ Trust at an event held at the CWGC war grave plot in Tottenham Cemetery on Wednesday, October 19. The event was in support of the CWGC Living Memory Project.

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CWGC Living Memory and The FA [20/10/16]

The FA and the Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Living Memory Project are working together this November to invite every level of football from the County FAs upwards to come together and remember all those buried in CWGC graves in the UK to mark the centenary of The Battle of the Somme.

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CWGC'S Living memory commemorates centenary of soldier's death [07/10/16]

On Saturday, October 8, a special ceremony will take place at CWGC’s Botley Cemetery in Oxford to commemorate a young New Zealand soldier buried at the site.

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Nick Owen backs CWGC's Living Memory Project [13/09/16]

Presenter and newsreader, Nick Owen, has teamed up with the CWGC to encourage people in the Midlands to visit their local war graves and discover the stories behind the names of those who gave their lives in the First World War.

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Simon Weston backs CWGC's Living Memory Project [05/09/16]

Falklands War veteran, Simon Weston CBE, has teamed up with the CWGC to encourage the people of Wales to visit their local war graves and discover the stories behind the names of those who gave their lives in the First World War.

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West Norwood Cemetery remembers fallen of WW1 [05/09/16]

Friends of Norwood Cemetery held a CWGC Living Memory event on September 4th, highlighting stories of those who died in WW1 and unveiling UK first ‘rain works’ tiles.

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Shining a light on local war dead [15/08/16]

The Shorncliffe Trust have led their local community in placing lanterns on all Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) headstones in Shorncliffe Military Cemetery.

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CWGC marks Battle of the Somme centenary at Manchester event [01/07/16]

The event, Somme 100 Manchester, is organised by Manchester City Council, and is taking place at Heaton Park - a military training ground for soldiers during the First World War.

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Mark Knopfler plays The Last Post [30/06/16]

Mark Knopfler plays the Last Post to remember all those from the Northumberland Fusiliers who lost their lives in the First World War.

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Kirsty Wark encourages Scottish public to discover, explore and remember fallen of WW1 [13/06/16]

"With more than 19,000 war graves in Scotland, I would encourage people to get together and explore their nearest war graves - find out about the person behind the headstone and remember them for the sacrifice they gave."

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Hugh Dennis urges public to remember war dead in UK [11/04/16]

British actor, Hugh Dennis, has teamed up with the Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) to launch the organisation's new initiative today, Living Memory.

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Living Memory Project launches in Belfast [26/02/16]

The CWGC made an announcement in Northern Ireland, today, February 26, with details of its Living Memory project which will highlight and engage communities with its war dead.

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