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Rededication Service for Lance Corporal Coulthard


The Rededication Service for Lance Corporal John Antony Ronald Coulthard, Intelligence Corps, will take place at 1400hrs on 30 July 2015 at the Commonwealth War Graves Commission Becklingen War Cemetery conducted by The Revd CJ Larrett MA Corps Chaplain. It will be attended by descendants of LCpl Coulthard and members of the Intelligence Corps.


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Ceremonies for the 99th Anniversary of the Battle of the Somme


A service of commemoration will take place at the Thiepval Memorial to mark the 99th anniversary of the first day of the Battle of the Somme on 1 July. The ceremony commences at 11am local time and members of the public are welcome to attend.

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Press Releases

Press Releases

Commonwealth War Graves Commission reveals second world war stories through use of smartphone technology


The personal stories of Commonwealth servicemen who died during the Second World War and are commemorated in Japan will be revealed at the unveiling of an interactive visitor information panel at the Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Yokohama War Cemetery on 24 July. The panel will be unveiled by CWGC Vice Chairman, Air Chief Marshal Sir Joe French. 

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