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Commemorations at CWGC Tyne Cot Cemetery for the Centenary of Passchendaele -- The Third Battle of Ypres

Commemorations at CWGC Tyne Cot Cemetery for the Centenary of Passchendaele -- The Third Battle of Ypres

03/01/2017

The CWGC and the UK government have announced that descendants of those who fought at the Third Battle of Ypres will be invited to CWGC Tyne Cot Cemetery in Belgium to mark the centenary of the Battle of Passchendaele.

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.

Rededication Service for Lance Corporal Coulthard

Rededication Service for Lance Corporal Coulthard

29/07/2015

The Rededication Service for Lance Corporal John Antony Ronald Coulthard, Intelligence Corps, will take place at 1400hrs on 30 July 2015 at the Commonwealth War Graves Commission Becklingen War Cemetery conducted by The Revd CJ Larrett MA Corps Chaplain. It will be attended by descendants of LCpl Coulthard and members of the Intelligence Corps.