New archive records available to researchers
21 January 2015
Throughout 2014, the CWGC Records and Archives Team have made
accessible to the general public a large tranche of historical
records relating to the cemetery and memorial sites maintained by
Around 23,000 cemetery files, which in many cases contain some
of the earliest information about our sites, were incorporated into
the CWGC archive. The records, from 1920-1955 were catalogued and
rehoused in archival folders and boxes, and moved into the archive
store at the CWGC's head office in Maidenhead, UK.
Consequently, these precious documents, which help shed light on
the history of the CWGC sites and the work that has been undertaken
in them, are now more accessible to interested researchers and
members of the public. The records will also benefit from improved
storage conditions, which will help ensure they are preserved and
available for future generations.
More information about the CWGC archive, and details of how to
arrange a visit to view our records, can be found on our Archive
Click here to visit our
website's Archive page.