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Historic Flypast Over CWGC Arras Memorial Commemorates WWI Aviators

Historic Flypast Over CWGC Arras Memorial Commemorates WWI Aviators

13/08/2014

13 August 2014, Arras, France – A flypast over the CWGC’s Arras Flying Services Memorial by a replica WWI biplane, followed by Tornados of the Royal Air Force, will commemorate the sacrifice of pioneer aviators during the Great War.

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.

Forthcoming Burials

Forthcoming Burials

19/08/2013

The United Kingdom Ministry of Defence has scheduled a number of burials and a rededication ceremony for the week commencing 19 August.

Work Completed at UK’s Remotest War Grave

Work Completed at UK’s Remotest War Grave

01/08/2013

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission has completed a project to mark the crash site of an RAF crew killed in the Scottish Highlands during the Second World War.

Talbot House Offer Reward for their Lost

Talbot House Offer Reward for their Lost "Robin"

29/07/2013

During the First World War, two British army chaplains opened a soldiers' rest and recreation centre named Talbot House. Nearly a century on, Talbot House needs your help to retrieve their "Round Robin" document.

Five Headstones in Fromelles Rededicated

Five Headstones in Fromelles Rededicated

15/07/2013

Five newly identified Australians, killed during the Battle of Fromelles from 19 to 20 July 1916, received new headstones at a rededication ceremony.