The sites below offer information on the official bodies of the main Commonwealth nations that are involved in the commemoration of their war dead, and also information on how the war dead of other nations are commemorated.


The Office of Australian War Graves was formed with the aims of maintaining war cemeteries and individual war graves in Australia; commemorating eligible veterans who died post-war and whose deaths were caused by their war service; and building and maintaining national memorials overseas.

Discovering Anzacs is a website from the National Archives of Australia which enables you to browse its 375,971 records of service of the Australian Army during the First World War according to the person's place of birth or enlistment.


Veterans Affairs Canada was formed in 1951 on behalf of the Government of Canada and assumed responsibility for commemorating any Veteran who qualified for a funeral and burial at the expense of Canada as well as the maintenance of the existing Privy Council headstones.

The Canadian Virtual War Memorial is a website built and maintained by Veterans Affairs Canada, containing information about more than 116,000 Canadians and Newfoundlanders who have lost their lives in major conflicts since 1884. In addition to being a tribute to the men and women who served and gave their lives for Canada, the website has a searchable database and the facility for members of the public to contribute to the memorial by submitting images, letters and other memorabilia.


India Remembers is led by the United Service Institution of India – which has asked the Commission to partner on those elements related to the commemoration of India’s war dead from the two world wars. India Remembers encourages diverse groups across India to discover, explore and remember the stories of India’s war dead – more than 160,000 of whom are commemorated by the Commission around the world.

New Zealand

New Zealand War Graves Project holds photographs, research and background information from the Trust. It welcomes contributions from visitors and currently has more than 11,000 photographs on the website.

United Kingdom

All-Party Parliamentary War Graves and Battlefields Heritage Group supports the protection, conservation and interpretation of war graves, war memorials and battlefield sites.

Non-Commonwealth War Grave Organisations

The German War Graves Commission is responsible for the maintenance and upkeep of German war graves in Europe and North Africa.