Welcome to the CWGC

We honour and care for the men and women of the Commonwealth forces who died in the First and Second World Wars, ensuring they will never be forgotten. Funded by six Member Governments, our work began with building, and now maintaining, cemeteries at 23,000 locations all over the world.

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We’re opening our doors to you at cemeteries and memorials across Great Britain, Belgium, and France. See behind the scenes access like never before, with talks, tours, demonstrations, and activities.

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Click here to read more about Walking our War Graves

Take part in a walking fundraising challenge with a difference. Between 13 September and 13 October, the virtual 125km route will take you on an interactive journey along the Western Front.

Click here to read more about What's happening near you?

There’s lots happening across Great Britain. Why not find and book a tour near you?

Click here to read more about ‘How to research…’ Guides – The First World War

Explore our bitesize guides, designed to help you research an individual who died in the First World War.

Our Work

As a CWGF member, you'll help keep their stories alive for future generations

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Read more about Who does CWGC Commemorate?
Who does CWGC Commemorate?

View our Eligibility policy and find out about our Commemorations team and the work they do in finding, identifying and recording the casualties we commemorate.

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Read more about Caring for Our Sites
Caring for Our Sites

Learn about how we continue to maintain our sites in perpetuity through our Conservation Policies

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Listen to The 1.7 Million stories of the CWGC

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Guide to the Best War Cemeteries Tour

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