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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.

Theft at Chatham Naval Memorial

Theft at Chatham Naval Memorial

09/05/2012

We’re saddened to report that thieves have stolen a substantial part of the copper roofing material from one of the shelter buildings at the Chatham Naval Memorial in Kent.

Anzac Day 2012

Anzac Day 2012

02/05/2012

April 25th is Anzac Day, when Australians and New Zealanders all over the world mark the anniversary of the first landing on the Gallipoli peninsula in 1915.

PM visits Rangoon War Cemetery

PM visits Rangoon War Cemetery

13/04/2012

The prime minister – on a four-day tour of South East Asia – found time to visit the Rangoon War Cemetery in Myanmar, formerly Burma.

Benghazi Cemeteries tidy again

Benghazi Cemeteries tidy again

10/04/2012

All the broken headstones have been removed from the Benghazi War Cemetery and the Benghazi British Military Cemetery, and temporary markers have been erected on all the graves that were damaged in the attacks last month.