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War graves in the UK: A unique approach to commemoration and care

War graves in the UK: A unique approach to commemoration and care

31/10/2014

In this article we look at why there are more than 300,000 Commonwealth war dead commemorated in the United Kingdom, who looks after them and how and why our approach is different to anywhere else in the CWGC.

Gallipoli Milestone Marked

Gallipoli Milestone Marked

18/03/2015

March 18 marks 100 years since a defining moment in the First World War’s Gallipoli campaign, the confrontation between Allied forces and the former Ottoman Empire that ultimately cost thousands of lives on both sides.

Appeal for Relatives

Appeal for Relatives

17/03/2015

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

CWGC marks Commonwealth Day

CWGC marks Commonwealth Day

09/03/2015

The CWGC is marking today’s Commonwealth Day by urging young people across the Commonwealth to remember the sacrifices made by 1.7 million Commonwealth servicemen and women in both world wars to secure the freedom of future generations.

Cycle race to pass Menin Gate and CWGC cemeteries

Cycle race to pass Menin Gate and CWGC cemeteries

13/02/2015

On 29 March 2015, one of the most popular Flemish classic cycle races ‘Gent-Wevelgem’ will once again pass by many of CWGC’s war cemeteries and memorials in Belgium including Menin Gate.