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19 January 2018

CWGC welcomes Prime Minister Theresa May for First World War national children’s charity event

The CWGC welcomed Prime Minister Theresa May and Never Such Innocence (NSI), a national charity aimed at engaging children in the First World War Centenary commemorations, to its headquarters in Maidenhead today.

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19 January 2018

CWGC launches new look blog

The CWGC will relaunch its blog next week giving the public a new insight into the work of the Commission.

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18 January 2018

Major renovation work at Rangoon Memorial

A two-phase renovation project is underway at Rangoon Memorial in Myanmar, with the first stage to be completed ahead of the 60th anniversary of its unveiling.

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16 January 2018

Appeal for Relatives - Jan 2018 (2)

An appeal for relatives is a search to locate the next of kin for soldiers who fell in war. Could you be connected to this individual?

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11 January 2018

Tutorials to help make your search easier

Video tutorials have been added to the CWGC website to make it easier than ever before to search the Commission’s online database for casualty and cemetery records.

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10 January 2018

Stories from the Thiepval Memorial

Do you have a photo, letter or the diary of a casualty commemorated on the CWGC Thiepval Memorial? Hundreds of people have already shared their images and stories, but we need your help as we aim to put a face to the more than 72,000 names engraved on the memorial.

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Upcoming Events

Key events

Brookwood Exhibition

To mark the centenary of the CWGC’s foundation by Royal Charter in 1917, a ground-breaking exhibition is being staged at CWGC Brookwood Military Cemetery near Woking, Surrey.

Centenary events round up

Centenary events

To mark the centenary of the CWGC's foundation by Royal Charter in 1917, the Commission has staged and participated in a number of events and projects.

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