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23 August 2018

Burial service for four Canadian First World War soldiers at Loos British Cemetery

A burial service for four Canadian First World War soldiers will take place at 13:30 at the Commonwealth War Graves Commission’s Loos British Cemetery in France.

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13 July 2018

BELLS TO RING OUT AND 10,000 TO MARCH PAST THE CENOTAPH AS THE NATION SAYS ‘THANK YOU’

Ten thousand members of the public will be invited to march past the Cenotaph to mark the centenary of the Armistice later this year, Culture Secretary Jeremy Wright announced today.

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13 July 2018

CWGC supports German soldiers on visit to war graves on Guernsey

A mixed group of German and British soldiers from the Allied Rapid Reaction Corps (ARRC), based in Innsworth, Gloucester, will visit Guernsey 10-20 July 2018.

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12 July 2018

Work in Camberwell allows CWGC to mark war graves for first time

The regeneration of Camberwell Old Cemetery by the London Borough of Southwark has enabled the Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) to mark 24 war graves for the first time.

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10 July 2018

First World War serviceman laid to rest a century after his death

A burial service for Able Seaman James Cameron Robertson, Anson Battalion, Royal Naval Division took place at the Commonwealth War Graves Commission’s Orchard Dump Cemetery, France at 10:30am on 11 July 2018.

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03 July 2018

Rededication Ceremony held for First World War Serviceman

A rededication service for Lieutenant Charles Stonehouse took place at 10:00 on 3 July at the Commonwealth War Graves Commission’s Serre Road Cemetery No. 3, on the Somme.

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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.

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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