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CWGC opens Information Centre in Europe

CWGC opens Information Centre in Europe

05/05/2017

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission has opened its first Information Centre in Western Europe, close to one of its most well-known memorials.

Nick Owen backs CWGC’s Living Memory Project

Nick Owen backs CWGC’s Living Memory Project

13/09/2016

Presenter and newsreader, Nick Owen, has teamed up with the CWGC to encourage people in the Midlands to visit their local war graves and discover the stories behind the names of those who gave their lives in the First World War.

Appeal For Relatives - Sept 2016 (1)

Appeal For Relatives - Sept 2016 (1)

09/09/2016

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?

CWGC remembers poet on centenary of his death

CWGC remembers poet on centenary of his death

07/09/2016

Poet Thomas ‘Tom’ Michael Kettle was a Lieutenant in the 9th Battalion, Royal Dublin Fusiliers. He died during the Somme Offensive on 9 September, 1916, aged 36, during the Battle of Ginchy.

West Norwood Cemetery remembers fallen of WW1

West Norwood Cemetery remembers fallen of WW1

05/09/2016

Friends of Norwood Cemetery held a CWGC Living Memory event on September 4th, highlighting stories of those who died in WW1 and unveiling UK first ‘rain works’ tiles.

Simon Weston backs CWGC’s Living Memory Project

Simon Weston backs CWGC’s Living Memory Project

05/09/2016

Falklands War veteran, Simon Weston CBE, has teamed up with the CWGC to encourage the people of Wales to visit their local war graves and discover the stories behind the names of those who gave their lives in the First World War.

Burial Service in France

Burial Service in France

29/08/2016

A funeral service will be held for an unknown soldier of the Leicestershire Regiment and an unknown soldier of unknown regiment at 1100 hours on Thursday 29 September 2016 at St Mary’s ADS Cemetery, Haisnes, France with The Royal Anglian Regiment providing support.

Rededication Service in Germany

Rededication Service in Germany

26/08/2016

A Rededication service will be held at 10:00 hours on Tuesday 13 September at Rheinberg War Cemetery, Germany, for Sgt Arthur Pulman, 207 Squadron, Royal Air Force.