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CWGC receives funding to enhance visitor experience on former Western Front

CWGC receives funding to enhance visitor experience on former Western Front

04/07/2016

Commonwealth War Graves Commission and Victoria Cross and George Cross Association to receive funding from banking fines.

NEW MEMORIAL TO FIRST WORLD WAR DEAD UNVEILED

NEW MEMORIAL TO FIRST WORLD WAR DEAD UNVEILED

04/11/2015

His Royal Highness The Duke of Kent, President of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, inaugurated a new war memorial during a special ceremony at Brookwood Military Cemetery near Woking in Surrey on 4 November.

UK Government announces plans for battle of Jutland centenary

UK Government announces plans for battle of Jutland centenary

13/10/2015

UK Government will be hosting commemorative events in the Orkney Islands.

The Culture Secretary today announced the Government's plans to commemorate the Battle of Jutland, which brought together the two most powerful naval forces in the largest naval battle of the First World War.

CWGC marks centenary of First World War poet's death

CWGC marks centenary of First World War poet's death

14/04/2015

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) is commemorating the 100th anniversary of the death of First World War poet, Rupert Brooke, by participating in a unique exhibition on the Greek island of Skyros where he is buried.