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Visitor Information Panel at the Thiepval Memorial

Visitor Information Panel at the Thiepval Memorial

30/06/2014

On June 30, the eve of the commemorations of the Battle of the Somme, the CWGC unveiled a new visitor information panel at the Thiepval Memorial to the Missing of the Somme in France.

CWGC Remembers 70th Anniversary of Imphal

CWGC Remembers 70th Anniversary of Imphal

23/06/2014

Senior officials from the CWGC, the State of Manipur and the Indian Army, will commemorate the 70th anniversary of one of the fiercest battles of the Second World War - the Battle of Imphal - at Imphal War Cemetery and Imphal Indian Army War Cemetery.

CWGC Ready to welcome veterans for D-Day 70

CWGC Ready to welcome veterans for D-Day 70

03/06/2014

The CWGC is ready to welcome thousands of veterans to its cemeteries in Normandy this week, working with partners across government to mark the 70th anniversary of D-Day.

Scots war grave worker receives royal recognition

Scots war grave worker receives royal recognition

14/05/2014

The man responsible for the care of more than 20,000 war graves in Scotland was recognised today with the award of a special President’s Commendation from His Royal Highness The Duke of Kent.

Danish volunteers honoured for war grave work

Danish volunteers honoured for war grave work

13/05/2014

A group of war grave volunteers from Denmark are being honoured by His Royal Highness The Duke of Kent, President of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, for their work in caring for the graves of those who died during the two world wars.

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