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Commonwealth War Graves Commission Launches New CWGC Centenary Interns Programme for 2017

Commonwealth War Graves Commission Launches New CWGC Centenary Interns Programme for 2017

16/12/2016

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) is seeking applications from the brightest and the best young people aged 18-25 to join a new CWGC Centenary Interns programme in 2017.

Remember UK War Graves Too

Remember UK War Graves Too

09/11/2015

Communities Secretary Greg Clark is launching 'The Living Memory Project', designed to remind people of the 300,000 war graves and memorials in the UK.

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.