The recent Typhoon in Hong Kong, Typhoon Mangkhut, has caused damage to CWGC cemeteries.Read More
The Commonwealth War Graves Commission is marking the end of the First World War Centenary with 120 personal stories of those who made the ultimate sacrifice in the last months of the war. One remarkable story is that of Risaldar Badlu Singh, from Dhakla Haryana, who died on 23 September 1918. The CWGC commemorates nearly 74,000 members of Indian forces who served in the First World War.Read More
The grave of 26-year-old Flying Officer David Stein, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, was rededicated in France on Wednesday 19 September.Read More
Dedication Ceremony for Wing Commander B.F.N. RAWSON in Hamilton Woodland CemeteryRead More
The stories have been compiled by the CWGC’s team of historians and includes the remarkable account of Lieutenant Vivian Sutton, a First World War hero from Kent. During his service Vivian fought in many key battles across the Middle East and Europe.Read More
Local Flemish families and tourists were given an insight into the daily work undertaken by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) at an open day in Belgium last week.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.