The Commission wishes to make contact with the next of kin of the following casualties buried in Brentford and Chiswick (St. Lawrence) Burial Ground:Read More
The Commonwealth War Graves Foundation (CWGF) aims to engage and educate people - especially the young - with the work of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC), and the stories of the men and women who died whilst fighting oppression, extremism and intolerance in the two World Wars.Read More
Decades after the creation of this unique Canadian war memorial, the Commonwealth War Graves Commission pays tribute to Canada’s war dead around the world.Read More
The Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) is helping those who cannot make the annual pilgrimage to Normandy to pay tribute to the Second World War dead. Every year veterans and relatives return to CWGC’s cemeteries in France to remember those killed on D-Day and the pivotal battles of 1944. In today’s unique circumstances tributes will instead be laid by our gardeners on behalf of those who cannot travel.Read More
Travel advisory and other information surrounding Covid-19 and the Commonwealth War Graves Commission. Last updated 15 May 2020.Read More
An appeal for relatives is a search to locate the next of kin for soldiers who fell in war. Could you be connected to any of these individuals?Read More
A commemorative ceremony to mark the 75th anniversary of Hong Kong Liberation Day at Sai Wan War Cemetery.
On September 19th the Freedom Fire is brought from Bayeux to Mierlo War Cemetery, followed by a wreath-laying ceremony.
Memorial Service for Nine RAF/VR/WAAF F Section SOE Agents and 149 Special Duties Aircrew Commemorated at Runnymede
CWGC joins forces with Shrouds of the Somme to launch First World War legacy project
In collaboration with Shrouds of the Somme, the Commission is gathering stories and images for the more than 72,000 casualties commemorated on the CWGC Thiepval Memorial, as part of a major project commemorating Armistice Day in 2018.