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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.

CWGC at the heart of First World War Centenary

CWGC at the heart of First World War Centenary

12/10/2012

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission will be one of the UK government’s principal partners, along with the Heritage Lottery Fund and the Imperial War Museums, in marking the centenary of the First World War.

Two Awards For CWGC Website

Two Awards For CWGC Website

04/10/2012

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission is happy to announce that our website has won two Interactive Media Awards in a recent competition.

British Army Officers Make Memorial Dive To HMS Maori

British Army Officers Make Memorial Dive To HMS Maori

03/10/2012

Captain Ken McIntosh and Major Dave Stone have taken part in a very different act of remembrance. While visiting Malta, they dived to the wreck of HMS Maori and attached a Royal British Legion Memorial Cross to the ship.

CWGC team tackles graffiti in Leeds Cemetery

CWGC team tackles graffiti in Leeds Cemetery

03/10/2012

A Commonwealth War Graves Commission works team has gone into Leeds (Hunslet New) Cemetery to take on a three-day job to clean graffiti from the Cross of Sacrifice.