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Looking Forward To 2016

Looking Forward To 2016

21/01/2016

2016 marks another poignant year for the CWGC as we move towards a series of key First and Second World commemorations.

CWGC House of Lords debate

CWGC House of Lords debate

23/06/2015

The work of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission was discussed in the House of Lords last night.

The Sinking of HMT Lancastria

The Sinking of HMT Lancastria

17/06/2015

On 17 June 1940, the Lancastria - a Cunard liner which had been converted into a troopship - was at St Nazaire to embark servicemen and civilian refugees, including women and children, who were escaping from France.

Headstone Rededication Services

Headstone Rededication Services

20/05/2015

Where clear and compelling evidence is presented to identify a grave currently marked as that of an unknown, the Commission consults the relevant Member Government's Service Authority to gain approval to recognise the casualty's grave and to move commemoration from a memorial to the missing to the place of burial.