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Wales Remembers First World War Centenary At Grave Of Hedd Wyn

Wales Remembers First World War Centenary At Grave Of Hedd Wyn

14/08/2014

On Sunday, August 17 a service will be held at the grave of Welsh poet Private Ellis Humphrey Evans, known as Hedd Wyn, as part of a weekend of activities to commemorate the 40,000 Welshmen who died in the First World War.

Enquiries  response times

Enquiries response times

26/06/2014

The CWGC is currently experiencing a large volume of enquiries which have lengthened our response time. We would like to apologise for any inconvenience and assure enquirers that we will respond to all enquiries as soon as possible.

CWGC Prepares for the Tour de France

CWGC Prepares for the Tour de France

25/06/2014

The route of the 2014 Tour de France will lead past many CWGC cemeteries and memorials in order to pay tribute to the fallen of the First World War.

D-Day70 Official Brochure available

D-Day70 Official Brochure available

07/06/2014

The official brochure of the 70th anniversary of D-Day produced by the UK Ministry of Defence in conjunction with the RBL and the CWGC is available on the CWGC's website.

Liberation of Rome Commemorated 70 years on

Liberation of Rome Commemorated 70 years on

04/06/2014

On 4 June 1944, Rome was liberated as the German forces withdrew from the city. There will be a commemoration ceremony at Rome War Cemetery on that day at which the CWGC will unveil new visitor information panels.

D-Day - a veteran’s story

D-Day - a veteran’s story

03/06/2014

Peter Francis, from the CWGC spoke to D-Day veteran Stephen Garrard whilst on the ferry to Normandy for the D-Day 70 commemorations.

Cassino remembered 70 years on

Cassino remembered 70 years on

17/05/2014

HRH Prince Harry, together with veterans and dignitaries from many nations, will convene at the CWGC Cassino War Cemetery and Memorial on 18 and 19 May, to honour the sacrifices made by Commonwealth and Allied troops in Italy during the WWII.