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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.

CWGC Prepares for the Tour de France

CWGC Prepares for the Tour de France

25/06/2014

The route of the 2014 Tour de France will lead past many CWGC cemeteries and memorials in order to pay tribute to the fallen of the First World War.

D-Day70 Official Brochure available

D-Day70 Official Brochure available

07/06/2014

The official brochure of the 70th anniversary of D-Day produced by the UK Ministry of Defence in conjunction with the RBL and the CWGC is available on the CWGC's website.

Liberation of Rome Commemorated 70 years on

Liberation of Rome Commemorated 70 years on

04/06/2014

On 4 June 1944, Rome was liberated as the German forces withdrew from the city. There will be a commemoration ceremony at Rome War Cemetery on that day at which the CWGC will unveil new visitor information panels.

D-Day - a veteran’s story

D-Day - a veteran’s story

03/06/2014

Peter Francis, from the CWGC spoke to D-Day veteran Stephen Garrard whilst on the ferry to Normandy for the D-Day 70 commemorations.

Cassino remembered 70 years on

Cassino remembered 70 years on

17/05/2014

HRH Prince Harry, together with veterans and dignitaries from many nations, will convene at the CWGC Cassino War Cemetery and Memorial on 18 and 19 May, to honour the sacrifices made by Commonwealth and Allied troops in Italy during the WWII.

Royal Couple to Attend Commemorative Ceremony in Belgium

Royal Couple to Attend Commemorative Ceremony in Belgium

05/05/2014

Buckingham Palace has announced that their Royal Highnesses, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, will mark the Centenary of the outbreak of the First World War during a commemorative event at St. Symphorien Military Cemetery.

ANZAC Day 2014

ANZAC Day 2014

25/04/2014

ANZAC Day – 25 April – is an important national occasion in Australia and New Zealand. It marks the anniversary of the first major military action fought by Australian and New Zealand forces during the First World War.