Welcome to the CWGC

We honour and care for the 1.7 million 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.

What will you discover?

From iconic memorials to your local churchyard, there is unique heritage to explore across Great Britain. No matter where you live, there will be a Commonwealth war grave or memorial near you.

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Delve into a wealth of architectural, horticultural and historical heritage.

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Click here to read more about Volunteer with us

From helping our Archives team maintain our records to giving talks to schools and community groups, our volunteers help ensure that our history remains relevant to future generations.

Click here to read more about The CWGC Wall of Remembrance

Join us in an act of virtual remembrance and remember those Commonwealth men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice during both world wars.

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With the help of the Girlguiding Association, the Commonwealth War Graves Foundation is telling the story of Noor Inayat-Khan. Visit Runnymede Memorial and explore our interactive exhibition.

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Become a Commonwealth War Graves Foundation Member today

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

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Keep up to date, sign up to the CWGC Newsletter

Sign up to our mailing list to get regular update on our work around the world.

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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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Our blog takes you behind the scenes of the CWGC. Hear our stories from staff around the world.

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