Visitors are invited to attend a special ceremony at Arnos Vale Cemetery, Bristol, to mark the completion of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission’s (CWGC) restoration work to preserve grave markers and memorials to the war dead.Read More
The Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) is seeking to reunite the family of a First World War naval veteran with his medal after it was left at CWGC’s Tyne Cot Cemetery, Belgium.Read More
The 100th anniversary of one of the lesser known events of the First World War will be commemorated this weekend (25 November) at a CWGC memorial in Mbala, Zambia.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
As part of “Explore your Archive week” the Commission is sharing treasures from its historic archives. The archives offer a rich historical narrative, spanning over 100 years. They tell us stories and bring alive the people, events and decisions that shaped the Commission’s early years.Read More
As Explore Your Archive Week continues, the Commonwealth War Graves Commissions' (CWGC) archive team welcomed Barnaby Oswald to the Commission and learned about the Oswalds' remarkable family history and his personal connection to the CWGC.Read More
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.