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11 December 2017

Time to Remember

Nearly half a million people visited the CWGC Plymouth Naval Memorial to view the iconic sculpture Poppies: Wave, as it was fixed to a monument dedicated to remembering the war dead of the two world wars for the first time. Many visitors left special messages on the Commission’s Time To Remember wall. Here is a selection of the moving posts.

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08 December 2017

Appeal for Relatives - Dec 2017

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?

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07 December 2017

Sir Frederic Kenyon sculpture added to CWGC collection

A bronze portrait bust of Sir Frederic Kenyon has been added to the CWGC archive collection.

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06 December 2017

CWGC marks the 100th anniversary of The Halifax Explosion

Today marks the anniversary of one of the most devastating events to take place in Canada during the First World War.

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04 December 2017

The Iron Harvest – a warning from history

The thousands of guns ranked along the Western Front during the Great War may have fallen silent a hundred years ago, but for the unwary they have left behind a terrible legacy.

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01 December 2017

Casualties of Passchendaele: Captain Henry Rawson Forde

Saturday 2 December will mark 100 years since Captain Henry Rawson Forde was killed during the Third Battle of Ypres. Here is more about the man who led the last offensive of the battle.

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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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