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18 November - Remembering 141 Days of Sacrifice on The Somme

18 November - Remembering 141 Days of Sacrifice on The Somme

18/11/2016

Today, Friday 18 November, we mark the centenary of the official end of the Battle of the Somme after 141 days of bitter trench warfare.

Soldier commemorated on centenary of his death

Soldier commemorated on centenary of his death

24/08/2016

A centenary after his death, Private John Campbell, of The Queen’s Own Cameron Highlanders, has been remembered in a special ceremony today, August 24, at St John’s the Baptist Church in Porthcawl, Wales.

Appeal For Relatives - Aug 2016

Appeal For Relatives - Aug 2016

11/08/2016

An appeal for relatives is a search to locate the next-of-kin for soldiers who fell in war. Could you be connected to any of these individuals?

WW1 Soldier Buried With Full Honours

WW1 Soldier Buried With Full Honours

28/07/2016

More than a century after he died, the remains of a British WW1 soldier have been reburied with full honours at the Commonwealth War Graves Commission Woburn Abbey Cemetery in France.

CWGC Website

CWGC Website

26/07/2016

We are migrating our website and moving hosting provider this week.

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Veteran "Overawed" by CWGC Cemetery in Bahamas

26/07/2016

Seventy-one years after helping to bury eight young Royal Air Force comrades killed during the Second World War, veteran Jack Ryall has returned to the CWGC Nassau War Cemetery in the Bahamas to pay his respects.