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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.

New archive records available to researchers

New archive records available to researchers

21/01/2015

Throughout 2014, the CWGC Records and Archives Team have made accessible to the general public a large tranche of historical records relating to the cemetery and memorial sites maintained by the CWGC.

CWGC Needs You – Volunteering Opportunity

CWGC Needs You – Volunteering Opportunity

16/01/2015

Following the successful pilot of our Schools’ Local War Graves Visits programme, we will be further extending the number of sites available to schools across the UK

Enquiries Reply

Enquiries Reply

09/01/2015

Enquiries – if you have submitted an email query to our Enquiries Team since Christmas, you may not have received an automated response. We are currently experiencing some technical issues with our response system but will be in touch with you as soon as we can.

Appeal for Relatives

Appeal for Relatives

06/01/2015

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

Football Remembered at Christmas

Football Remembered at Christmas

11/12/2014

The famous Christmas Truce, exactly 100 years ago this Christmas, has always been linked with football. Take this opportunity to learn more about football during the two world wars with our Glory Days resource.