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CWGC Marks Battle Of Arnhem Anniversary

CWGC Marks Battle Of Arnhem Anniversary

16/09/2014

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) is helping to bring war-time history to life with the launch of 21st century signage at CWGC Arnhem Oosterbeek War Cemetery in the Netherlands.

CWGC Improves Website Casualty Search

CWGC Improves Website Casualty Search

29/09/2014

We recently introduced enhancements to our website in order to improve the user experience. We recognised that some users encountered difficulties around querying our records.

Virtual Tour of St. Symphorien Military Cemetery

Virtual Tour of St. Symphorien Military Cemetery

21/08/2014

It is exactly 100 years ago these days (21-23 August 2014) that the First World War broke out. Many of the first casualties are buried at St. Symphorien Military Cemetery in Belgium. This small tour tells you all about this remarkable place's main features.

Reburials France

Reburials France

18/08/2014

Two British soldiers who died during the First World War and three British soldiers who died during the Second World War will be buried with full military honours in France on 27 and 28 August 2014.

Rededication at Popielow Cemetery, Poland

Rededication at Popielow Cemetery, Poland

07/08/2014

On 21 August 2014, there will be a rededication service to mark the graves of Lance Corporal John Saunders and Trooper Henry Thomson MM at Popielow Cemetery, Poland.

CWGC cemetery caught in Gaza conflict

CWGC cemetery caught in Gaza conflict

06/08/2014

During the ongoing conflict in Gaza, the CWGC cemetery, in the centre of Gaza City, has received some limited damage. We can confirm that fortunately, none of our colleagues have been injured in the fighting.

Enquiries Update

Enquiries Update

05/08/2014

Our Enquiries Team is receiving a greater volume of requests for information from the public following the recent media coverage around the centenary of the First World War. Please bear with us during this exceptionally busy time.