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A burial service was held at CWGC Orchard Dump Cemetery in France, today for two First World War soldiers.

A burial service for First World War soldier Private (Pte) Thomas Edmundson was held at CWGC Perth Cemetery (China Wall) in Belgium this morning.

The son and grandchildren of a Second World War pilot previously buried as an ‘Unknown Polish Airmen’ attended a rededication service at his grave on the 75th anniversary of his death.

Explore History & Archives

Hundreds of items added to the Commission’s new online archive

A second batch of archive material has been digitised and added to the new CWGC Archive Catalogue.

CWGC joins forces with Shrouds of the Somme to launch First World War legacy project

In collaboration with Shrouds of the Somme, the Commission is gathering stories and images for the more than 72,000 casualties commemorated on the CWGC Thiepval Memorial, as part of a major project commemorating Armistice Day in 2018.


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.