Do you have any items related to the First World War? Would you like to share and preserve these objects and stories for future generations?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
Nearly one hundred years ago the Scottish Western Isles woke to the tragic news that hundreds of sailors returning from the Great War had died within sight of home.Read More
This Christmas the Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) is encouraging families to use the time of coming together to reconnect with their family’s past.Read More
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
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.