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The Commonwealth War Graves Commission launches the 'Thiepval App' ahead of the centenary of the Battle of the Somme

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission launches the 'Thiepval App' ahead of the centenary of the Battle of the Somme

06/06/2016

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) has today launched its free CWGC 'Thiepval App' making it easier than ever before to locate a soldier's name on the Memorial to the Missing of the Somme.

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.

ANZAC graves restored

ANZAC graves restored

21/04/2015

The graves of more than 100 Australian servicemen, who died during the First World War, have been restored ahead of the Centenary of ANZAC Day by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC).