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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.

Veterans Return to El Alamein 70 Years On

Veterans Return to El Alamein 70 Years On

22/10/2012

Our Vice-Chairman Sir Alistair Irwin joined Commonwealth Veterans in marking the 70th anniversary of the Battle of El Alamein at a ceremony in El Alamein War Cemetery.

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.