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CWGC welcomes new Vice Chairman

CWGC welcomes new Vice Chairman

08/07/2016

The CWGC is delighted to welcome Sir Tim Laurence as our new Vice Chairman.

CWGC welcomes new Commissioner

CWGC welcomes new Commissioner

15/07/2016

Air Marshal David Walker CB CBE, AFC, MA, RAF (Retd) joins the CWGC following the departure of Air Chief Marshal Sir Joe French on the completion of his term in office.

India Remembers

India Remembers

14/07/2016

One hundred years ago today a British-Indian cavalry force spurred their horses to the gallop across the Somme battlefield at High Wood and charged the German trenches.

 Rededication Service in Belgium

Rededication Service in Belgium

08/07/2016

The Rededication Service for Private Walter George Buckley of the Royal Marine Light Infantry will be held at 11am on 3 August at Tournai Communal Allied Cemetery Belgium.

Rededication Service in Germany

Rededication Service in Germany

08/07/2016

The Rededication Service for Major Roy Almer Wadeson, Royal Engineers and Lieutenant Hugh Francis Johnston Mackenzie, Seaforth Highlanders will be held at 11am on 27 July at Hanover War Cemetery.

Burial Ceremony in France

Burial Ceremony in France

08/07/2016

A full ceremonial burial will be held for Lance Corporal John Morrison 1st Battalion The Black Watch (Royal Highlander Regiment) at 11am on 27 July at Woburn Abbey Cemetery, France.

Somme 100 at Kew Gardens

Somme 100 at Kew Gardens

05/07/2016

Join us on Wednesday night (06/07) at Kew Gardens as we explore their unique links with

CWGC receives funding to enhance visitor experience on former Western Front

CWGC receives funding to enhance visitor experience on former Western Front

04/07/2016

Chancellor George Osborne confirms CWGC to receive £1.3 million grant to enhance visitor experience on former Western Front.

The funding will allow the CWGC to train student guides, to lead tours of the Somme and Ypres battlefields, and to build a visitor centre near Arras in Northern France. The centre will allow visitors to learn about the battlefields, get support in planning their visits and see the CWGC's skilled craftsmen at work.