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19 January 2018

CWGC launches new look blog

The CWGC will relaunch its blog next week giving the public a new insight into the work of the Commission.

The CWGC welcomed Prime Minister Theresa May and Never Such Innocence (NSI), a national charity aimed at engaging children in the First World War Centenary commemorations, to its headquarters in Maidenhead today.

A two-phase renovation project is underway at Rangoon Memorial in Myanmar, with the first stage to be completed ahead of the 60th anniversary of its unveiling.

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Architecture & Horticulture

Horticulture & Works

From the start, architects worked closely with the Commission's horticultural staff to produce designs suited to the variety of climates and terrains of our cemeteries.

Public Engagement

Our Community Teams work with schools and local groups to raise the profile of the Commission’s work using innovative ways to involve the public.

Our Apps

Our Apps

The Commission has created helpful resources for all ages such as mobile apps for if you are planning a trip to one of our cemeteries or memorials.

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CWGC launches new online archive

Hundreds of items from the CWGC’s treasured archive collection have been made available in digital form for the first time.

First World War

First World War

The war began in August 1914 as a conflict between European powers, but soon engulfed the world, resulting in millions of deaths before the Armistice of 1918.