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War graves in the UK: A unique approach to commemoration and care

War graves in the UK: A unique approach to commemoration and care

31/10/2014

In this article we look at why there are more than 300,000 Commonwealth war dead commemorated in the United Kingdom, who looks after them and how and why our approach is different to anywhere else in the CWGC.

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.