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News and Events

Appeal for Relatives


The Commission intends to carry out work on a number of the war graves in the United Kingdom.

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Marking the Centenary of the Gallipoli Campaign


On 25 April 2015 we mark the 100th anniversary of the Gallipoli Landings in Turkey.

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Press Releases

Press Releases

Sacrifice of Canadian nurses honoured on Lemnos


On 17 April, the eve of the Centenary of the Gallipoli campaign, the Commonwealth War Graves Commission’s Director General, Mrs Victoria Wallace, will take part in the unveiling of a new memorial at Portianos Military Cemetery on Lemnos, honouring the service and sacrifice made by two Canadian nurses during the Great War.

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