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Find the commemoration details of each of the 1.7 million Commonwealth war dead

Our databases record the details and commemoration location of every casualty from the First and Second World Wars the Commission is responsible for. You can also explore the CWGC Archive, which holds over 10,000 items from the Commission's past including personal correspondence, maintenance and tour reports, staff records, photographs and press cuttings.

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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.

Find War Dead
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Explore the CWGC archive

Our archive contains over 10,000 items including personal correspondence, maintenance and tour reports, staff records, photographs and press cuttings. Explore our history today.

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Find out more about the creation of our records and learn about how we maintain and update them today. You can also find out what to do if you spot an error and how you can tell us about it.

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Who does CWGC Commemorate?

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.

Who does CWGC Commemorate?