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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.

Pause to remember at Portsmouth International Port

Pause to remember at Portsmouth International Port

06/04/2014

The CWGC has joined forces with Portsmouth International Port and Portsmouth City Council to host an exhibition inside the Portsmouth passenger terminal from 19 May 2014 until 19 June 2014.

CWGC Prepares for D-Day Commemorations

CWGC Prepares for D-Day Commemorations

28/03/2014

The 70th anniversary of D-Day will be marked with high-profile events and official commemorations on 5, 6, and 7 June 2014 that will bring together many heads of State and Government. Only holders of invitations will be able to access these sites.

Re-burial at Loos

Re-burial at Loos

14/03/2014

Twenty British soldiers who died during the First World War are buried with full military honours. The reb-burial was held for Private William McAleer and 19 unknown British soldiers at Loos British Cemetery.

Sweet Success at Kandy

Sweet Success at Kandy

13/03/2014

Gardening in the challenging tropical climate of Sri Lanka, has not deterred the team at Kandy War Cemetery.

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.