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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.

Fire damage at Massicault War Cemetery

Fire damage at Massicault War Cemetery

20/08/2012

Damage has been caused to trees and hedges at Massicault War Cemetery by a fire burning through the agricultural fields surrounding the cemetery.

CWGC appoints Honorary Chaplain

CWGC appoints Honorary Chaplain

15/08/2012

Brigadier General (Retd) the Reverend Doctor David C. Kettle has been appointed Honorary Chaplain to the Commonwealth War Graves Commission

Signs going up at 3,000 UK sites

Signs going up at 3,000 UK sites

25/07/2012

CWGC has begun a project to put up signs identifying some of the 12,300 UK sites containing Commonwealth war graves.

Essential Website Maintenance

Essential Website Maintenance

20/07/2012

Essential maintenance work will be carried out to our website server between 8.00 am and 9.00 am on Saturday 21 July.