Use of cookies by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission and the Commonwealth War Graves Foundation

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site. Shown below explains the cookies we use and why.

When accessing our website you will be asked to agree to the use of cookies.  Should you decide that you do not wish to agree to the use of cookies, you may find that you are unable to access or use certain areas of this website, for example the shopping facility.


This cookie contains the user's session ID and will expire when you close your browser. This cookie does not store personal data about you. The website will not work without it.

Google Analytics  

These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited. Read Google's overview of privacy and safeguarding data


Similar to Google Analytics, this cookie collects information about your visit to our website.


This is used when a visitor  buys something on our website in order to identify a customer’s basket.  It expires after one month.

How do I change my cookie settings?

Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit or

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You should note that some functions of the website may either stop working or not work properly if cookies are disabled.