FIND COMMONWEALTH WAR RECORDS & LOCATIONS
The Commonwealth War Graves Commission war records databases record the details and commemoration location of every Commonwealth casualty from the First and Second World Wars.
Whether you want to research a soldier who died in the great war or to find the military service records of a family member in the armed forces, our search tool allows you to discover a wealth of information. You can find more information on how to search in our war research guides.
You can also explore the CWGC War Archive, which holds over 60,000 items from the Commission's past including personal correspondence, maintenance and tour reports, staff records, photographs and press cuttings.
FIND WAR DEAD
We maintain a database of the 1.7 million men and women of the Commonwealth who died during the two world wars.
Use our search tools to explore our records and find out about those we commemorate.
Discover World War casualties from your area
Use our postcode search tool to discover more about your local history.
THE CWGC ARCHIVE
Our archive contains over 60,000 items including personal correspondence, maintenance and tour reports, staff records, photographs and press cuttings documenting the history of the Commission.
See the work of our Commemorations team in finding, identifying and recording the casualties we commemorate.
Frequently Asked Questions
Do you have a question about our work? Read our list of FAQs and get in touch with our dedicated enquiries team.