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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.

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.

Commission Plays Key Role in Centenary Press Conference

Commission Plays Key Role in Centenary Press Conference

28/08/2013

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission has played a prominent part in an international press conference, hosted by The City of Mons, to outline the city’s role in marking the centenary of the First World War.