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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.

Rededication Service at Leeuwarden Northern General Cemetery

Rededication Service at Leeuwarden Northern General Cemetery

15/09/2015

On 15 September at 1000hrs a rededication service will take place in Leeuwarden Northern General Cemetery for the crew of Wellington R 1397 which crashed on 25 July 1941 in the province of Friesland after a successful return from a mission above Germany.

Unknown Australian Soldier Reburial Service

Unknown Australian Soldier Reburial Service

09/09/2015

An Unknown Australian Soldier, who died during fierce fighting near Kupang on the Indonesian Island of West Timor during World War Two, will be reburied with full military honours at the CWGC Ambon War Cemetery on 10 September. The service will take place at 9 am local time.

Veteran Visits Brother In Law's War Grave

Veteran Visits Brother In Law's War Grave

19/08/2015

100 year-old veteran, George Charles Oliver, travelled to ‎CWGC Bayeux War Cemetery in Normandy to visit the grave of his brother-in-law, Private Cecil John Hazell, who lost his life in the Second World War.

Live Twitter Q&A with our Archivist

Live Twitter Q&A with our Archivist

17/08/2015

Want to get the most out of our new online archive documents?

Join us for a live Twitter Q&A with our Archivist, Andrew Fetherston.

Remembering: Corporal Ronald Francis Shaw

Remembering: Corporal Ronald Francis Shaw

11/08/2015

As part of the 70th anniversary commemorations of VJ Day on 15 August, people around the world have gathered to remember those who died during the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.