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

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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.

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Install the CWGC app to quickly and easily find a nearby cemetery or memorial.

Click here to read more about Explore the CWGC archive

Our archive contains over 10,000 items including personal correspondence, maintenance and tour reports, staff records, photographs and press cuttings. Explore our history today.

Our Work
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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.

Who does CWGC Commemorate?
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

Caring for Our Sites
Listen to The 1.7 Million stories of the CWGC

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Discover some of the athletes we commemorate who had their Olympic ambitions cut short by war.

Remembering the Olympians of the World Wars