Press Releases

British Prime Minister and Irish Taoiseach Visit Iconic CWGC Memorials

British Prime Minister and Irish Taoiseach Visit Iconic CWGC Memorials

19/12/2013

British Prime Minister David Cameron, and Irish Taoiseach Enda Kenny, paid their respects today (19 December 2013) in Belgium to Commonwealth servicemen and women who lost their lives in the First World War.

Pause to remember at Portsmouth International Port

Pause to remember at Portsmouth International Port

06/04/2014

The CWGC has joined forces with Portsmouth International Port and Portsmouth City Council to host an exhibition inside the Portsmouth passenger terminal from 19 May 2014 until 19 June 2014.

CWGC remembers

CWGC remembers "One of the greatest battles in history"

04/04/2014

Officials from the CWGC commemorated the 70th anniversary of one of the fiercest battles of the Second World War - the Battle of Kohima - at a ceremony at the CWGC Kohima War Cemetery in Nagaland, North East India.

Moray MP urges schools to visit local Commonwealth war graves

Moray MP urges schools to visit local Commonwealth war graves

03/04/2014

Angus Robertson, MP for Moray, is urging local schools and constituents to visit their local Commonwealth war graves to gain a greater understanding of the scale and magnitude of the Great War and the impact that it has had on today’s society.

HRH The Duke of Kent Inaugurates CWGC Museum

HRH The Duke of Kent Inaugurates CWGC Museum

11/12/2013

His Royal Highness The Duke of Kent, President of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, will inaugurate a new museum at the CWGC’s newly refurbished Headquarters in Maidenhead on 11 December 2013.