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Welcome to the CWGC

Welcome to the CWGC

We honour and care for the men and women of the Commonwealth forces who died in the First and Second World Wars, ensuring they will never be forgotten.

Header image: Tank crew in North Africa ©IWM E17110


Restoring the Menin Gate Memorial

Find out more about this extensive project to restore one of our iconic memorials ready for its centenary in 2027.

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How do I find a First World War casualty?

Explore our bitesize guides, designed to help you research a family member or individual who died during the First World War.

See our 'How to Research' guides


Silent Cities: The new CWGC YouTube series

Find out more about the work of the Commission and the history of the two World Wars
with our staff, historians and special guests.

Visit the Silent Cities
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Who does CWGC Commemorate?

View our Eligibility policy and the work of our Commemorations team in finding, identifying and recording the casualties we commemorate.

Who does CWGC Commemorate?
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Caring for Our Sites

Learn about how we continue to maintain our sites in perpetuity through our Conservation Policies

Caring for Our Sites


From large CWGC war cemeteries and WW1 war memorials to single headstones in remote churchyards, you're never far from one of our sites.
For more information on our current tour programme please use the button below.

What's happening near you?

Take a Virtual Tour
of Kilchoman Military Cemetery

On the western coast of the Isle of Islay, this cemetery is one of the most remote in the UK.
Virtually visit Kilchoman Military Cemetery

As a CWGF member, you'll help keep their stories alive for future generations

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