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Australian PM thanks CWGC for contribution to Gallipoli 100 commemorations

Australian PM thanks CWGC for contribution to Gallipoli 100 commemorations

13/05/2015

Prime Minister of Australia, The Hon Tony Abbott MP, has thanked the CWGC for the contribution it made to the Gallipoli 100 commemorations. 

Thiepval Memorial to be restored

Thiepval Memorial to be restored

30/06/2015

The CWGC announces plans for a major restoration programme for the Thiepval Memorial ahead of the 100th anniversary commemorations of the Battle of the Somme in July 2016.

CWGC House of Lords debate

CWGC House of Lords debate

23/06/2015

The work of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission was discussed in the House of Lords last night.

The Sinking of HMT Lancastria

The Sinking of HMT Lancastria

17/06/2015

On 17 June 1940, the Lancastria - a Cunard liner which had been converted into a troopship - was at St Nazaire to embark servicemen and civilian refugees, including women and children, who were escaping from France.

Headstone Rededication Services

Headstone Rededication Services

20/05/2015

Where clear and compelling evidence is presented to identify a grave currently marked as that of an unknown, the Commission consults the relevant Member Government's Service Authority to gain approval to recognise the casualty's grave and to move commemoration from a memorial to the missing to the place of burial.