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CWGC welcomes new Vice Chairman

CWGC welcomes new Vice Chairman

08/07/2016

The CWGC is delighted to welcome Sir Tim Laurence as our new Vice Chairman.

Remembering the tank crews

Remembering the tank crews

15/09/2016

Today marks the hundredth anniversary of the debut of the tank – a memorable date for one member of the team at the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Burial Services in France

Burial Services in France

13/09/2016

Full ceremonial burials will be held for Private Harry Carter and Private William James Marmon 10th Battalion Essex Regiment at 1100 hours on 19 October 2016.

Nick Owen backs CWGC’s Living Memory Project

Nick Owen backs CWGC’s Living Memory Project

13/09/2016

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.

Appeal For Relatives - Sept 2016 (1)

Appeal For Relatives - Sept 2016 (1)

09/09/2016

An appeal for relatives is a search to locate the next-of-kin for soldiers who fell in war. Could you be connected to any of these individuals?

CWGC remembers poet on centenary of his death

CWGC remembers poet on centenary of his death

07/09/2016

Poet Thomas ‘Tom’ Michael Kettle was a Lieutenant in the 9th Battalion, Royal Dublin Fusiliers. He died during the Somme Offensive on 9 September, 1916, aged 36, during the Battle of Ginchy.

West Norwood Cemetery remembers fallen of WW1

West Norwood Cemetery remembers fallen of WW1

05/09/2016

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.

Simon Weston backs CWGC’s Living Memory Project

Simon Weston backs CWGC’s Living Memory Project

05/09/2016

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.