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18 November - Remembering 141 Days of Sacrifice on The Somme

18 November - Remembering 141 Days of Sacrifice on The Somme

18/11/2016

Today, Friday 18 November, we mark the centenary of the official end of the Battle of the Somme after 141 days of bitter trench warfare.

Appeal for Relatives

Appeal for Relatives

30/09/2015

The Commission intends to carry out work on a number of the war graves in the United Kingdom.

Rededication Service at Guidel Cemetery

Rededication Service at Guidel Cemetery

30/09/2015

The rededication will take place on Monday 5 October 2015 at 10:30hrs to recognised the Flying Officer Ernest Russell Lyon RAF was buried near this spot in Guidel Cemetery.

CWGC Launches Remembrance Trail

CWGC Launches Remembrance Trail

23/09/2015

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission today launched a remembrance trail designed to help the public remember the sacrifices made during the Battle of Loos in France 100 years ago.
 

Rededication Service and Burial at Arnhem (Oosterbeek) War Cemetery

Rededication Service and Burial at Arnhem (Oosterbeek) War Cemetery

16/09/2015

On 16 September  two special ceremonies will take place at this site.  In the morning at 10.30hrs a rededication service will take place for  Sapper H Sherwood who is now known to be buried in plot 23, row C, grave 19 at Arnhem (Oosterbeek) War Cemetery. Sapper Sherwood was previously commemorated by name on the Groesbeek Memorial.