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Remembrance Day 2011

Remembrance Day 2011

15/11/2011

Remembrance Day 2011 was marked at Commission cemeteries and memorials around the world. In Belgium, events at the Menin Gate and Tyne Cot Cemetery were held.

Maintaining The Thiepval Memorial

Maintaining The Thiepval Memorial

15/11/2011

The Thiepval Memorial is one of the Commission`s most iconic structures, but what is involved in maintaining such a huge memorial? This film finds out.

Honouring Ireland`s war dead

Honouring Ireland`s war dead

31/10/2011

Members of the public who are related to Commonwealth war casualties buried in Glasnevin Cemetery in Dublin are being urged to help in a project to mark their graves.

14 more soldiers named at Fromelles ceremony

14 more soldiers named at Fromelles ceremony

27/07/2011

On 19 July 2011, 95 years after The Battle of Fromelles, hundreds of people gathered in the Commonwealth War Graves Commission's newest cemetery - Fromelles (Pheasant Wood) Military Cemetery in northern France. Amongst those who paying their respects to the fallen were relatives of 14 of the Australian soldiers, newly identified by name from amongst the 250 soldiers who lie in the cemetery.

History of the Scottish National War Memorial

History of the Scottish National War Memorial

20/06/2011

Opened in 1927, the Scottish National War Memorial is one of the most impressive physical commemorations built following The Great War. Though not a memorial owned by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, the aims of the two institutions are very similar - that the names of each person killed from a specific locality during the First World War - should be remembered forever.

Canadian sacrifice honoured by Dutch.

Canadian sacrifice honoured by Dutch.

12/05/2011

One Canadian veteran of the battle to liberate The Netherlands remembers the sacrifices made to free the country from Nazi occupation.