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Historic Flypast Over CWGC Arras Memorial Commemorates WWI Aviators

Historic Flypast Over CWGC Arras Memorial Commemorates WWI Aviators

13/08/2014

13 August 2014, Arras, France – A flypast over the CWGC’s Arras Flying Services Memorial by a replica WWI biplane, followed by Tornados of the Royal Air Force, will commemorate the sacrifice of pioneer aviators during the Great War.

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.

Second World War Soldier to be re-interred

Second World War Soldier to be re-interred

27/09/2012

Private Lewis Curtis of the 5th Battalion The Wiltshire Regiment was re-interred at Arnhem Oosterbeek War Cemetery on Wednesday October 3rd, nearly 70 years after his death.

European Heritage Open Days

European Heritage Open Days

25/09/2012

The France Area of CWGC took part for the first time in the European Heritage Open Days, at the Arras Memorial in the Faubourg d'Amiens Cemetery on September 15th and 16th.

New Cross for Neath cemetery

New Cross for Neath cemetery

19/09/2012

The Cross of Sacrifice at Neath Llantwit cemetery has been repaired after thieves damaged it when they stole the bronze sword.