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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.

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.

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.