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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.

Appeal For Relatives - Oct 2016

Appeal For Relatives - Oct 2016

13/10/2016

An appeal for relatives is a search to locate the next-of-kin for soldiers who fell in war. Could you be connected to any of these individuals?

Rededication Service - 25 October

Rededication Service - 25 October

12/10/2016

A rededication service will be held at 10:00 hours on Tuesday 25 October 2016 at the Commonwealth War Graves Commission Choloy War Cemetery, France, for the crew of Royal Air Force Bristol Blenheims P6926 and N6210.

Burial Services in The Netherlands

Burial Services in The Netherlands

29/09/2016

A burial service will be held at 10:00 hours on Wednesday 5 October 2016 at CWGC Arnhem Oosterbeek War Cemetery, The Netherlands, for LCpl Donald Stabler Noble and Pte Harold James Lewis, 4th Battalion, Wiltshire Regiment.

Remembering the tank crews

Remembering the tank crews

15/09/2016

Today marks the hundredth anniversary of the debut of the tank – a memorable date for one member of the team at the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Burial Services in France

Burial Services in France

13/09/2016

Full ceremonial burials will be held for Private Harry Carter and Private William James Marmon 10th Battalion Essex Regiment at 1100 hours on 19 October 2016.