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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.

New CWGC Book of Remembrance for Sierra Leone

New CWGC Book of Remembrance for Sierra Leone

The CWGC has formally presented a Book of Remembrance, containing the names of more than 900 previously uncommemorated Sierra Leonean WW1 dead, during an event at the National Museum in Freetown on 22 June.

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OUR TOURS FOR 2022

OUR TOURS FOR 2022

From large CWGC war cemeteries and WW1 war memorials to single headstones in remote churchyards, you're never far from one of our sites.
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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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Our archive contains over 60,000 items including personal correspondence, maintenance and tour reports, staff records, photographs and press cuttings. Explore our history today.

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On the western coast of the Isle of Islay, this cemetery is one of the most remote in the UK.
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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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From war cemeteries and memorials to single headstones in remote churchyards, you're never far from one of our sites. Find out about our summer tour programme.

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Burial and Rededication services in late Spring 2022

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