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Historic Flypast Over CWGC Arras Memorial Commemorates WWI Aviators

Historic Flypast Over CWGC Arras Memorial Commemorates WWI Aviators

13/08/2014

13 August 2014, Arras, France – A flypast over the CWGC’s Arras Flying Services Memorial by a replica WWI biplane, followed by Tornados of the Royal Air Force, will commemorate the sacrifice of pioneer aviators during the Great War.

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.

South African War Dead Honoured through New Technology

South African War Dead Honoured through New Technology

27/11/2013

The vast contribution made by South African servicemen and women during the two world wars are revealed by the CWGC through the use of modern technology. The initiative is part of a drive to ensure that those who died, and in particular the lesser known contributions made by South Africans, are never forgotten.