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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.

The Sinking of HMT Lancastria

The Sinking of HMT Lancastria

17/06/2015

On 17 June 1940, the Lancastria - a Cunard liner which had been converted into a troopship - was at St Nazaire to embark servicemen and civilian refugees, including women and children, who were escaping from France.

Headstone Rededication Services

Headstone Rededication Services

20/05/2015

Where clear and compelling evidence is presented to identify a grave currently marked as that of an unknown, the Commission consults the relevant Member Government's Service Authority to gain approval to recognise the casualty's grave and to move commemoration from a memorial to the missing to the place of burial.