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Wales Remembers First World War Centenary At Grave Of Hedd Wyn

Wales Remembers First World War Centenary At Grave Of Hedd Wyn

14/08/2014

On Sunday, August 17 a service will be held at the grave of Welsh poet Private Ellis Humphrey Evans, known as Hedd Wyn, as part of a weekend of activities to commemorate the 40,000 Welshmen who died in the First World War.

UK Ministry of Defence Announces

UK Ministry of Defence Announces "Normandy 70" Support

31/01/2014

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) will, together with the UK Ministry of Defence, support commemorations this summer to mark the 70th Anniversary of the Normandy Landings in France, taking place 5-6 June 2014.

UK Sec. of State Visits War Graves

UK Sec. of State Visits War Graves

24/01/2014

Ahead of the Centenary of the Great War, the Right Honourable Eric Pickles MP, UK Secretary of State for the Department for Communities and Local Government, toured some of the CWGC’s most iconic sites in France and Belgium.

CWGC Museum Officially Opened

CWGC Museum Officially Opened

11/12/2013

On Thursday 11 December, His Royal Highness The Duke of Kent, President of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) inaugurated a new museum at the CWGC’s refurbished headquarters.