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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.

HRH The Duke of Kent Visited War Graves in Ireland

HRH The Duke of Kent Visited War Graves in Ireland

30/04/2013

His Royal Highness the Duke of Kent, President of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, visited Ireland on 1 and 2 May to inspect war graves and took part in ceremonies to honour those who fought and died during the two world wars.

Reburial of British Soldiers took place at HAC Cemetery, France

Reburial of British Soldiers took place at HAC Cemetery, France

23/04/2013

Almost 100 years after they were killed in action, Lieutenant John Harold Pritchard and Private Christopher Douglas Elphick of The Honourable Artillery Company (HAC) were re-interred in the HAC Cemetery at Ecoust-St. Mein near Arras in France.

Changes to CWGC Website

Changes to CWGC Website

28/03/2013

The CWGC is making a few changes to its website. These changes may affect its functionality.