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, 20 February 2019, 10:00 - 16:00

Portsmouth Digital Collection Day

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? Bring your diaries, letters, photographs, memoirs, objects or stories about your family’s experience in the war to Portsmouth High School to be recorded and added to our freely-available, online archive.

, 23 February 2019, 10.00 - 12:00

Stonehaven Digital Collection Day

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? Bring your diaries, letters, photographs, memoirs, objects or stories about your family’s experience in the war to the Mackie Academy to be recorded and added to our freely-available, online archive.

, 23 February 2019, 10:00 - 12:00

Buckinghamshire Digital Collection Day

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? Bring your diaries, letters, photographs, memoirs, objects or stories about your family’s experience in the war to the Lee Parish Hall to be recorded and added to our freely-available, online archive.

01 March 2019, 10:00 - 14:30

Lest We Forget Volunteer Training Day

Would you like to help preserve your community’s First World War stories, memories and objects? This training day will equip you with all the skills needed to host a digital collection day in your local community, from finding a suitable venue and volunteers to recording, photographing and uploading stories to our freely accessible online archive.

, 06 March 2019, 14:00 - 18:00

Plymouth Digital Collection Day

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? Bring your diaries, letters, photographs, memoirs, objects or stories about your family’s experience in the war to the Plymouth University to be recorded and added to our freely-available, online archive.

31 March 2019, 12.00 - 14:00

6th Airborne Rhine Crossing Commemoration

A short service of remembrance and wreath laying will be held for those who gave their lives for our freedom. In attendance will be two British 6th Airborne veterans who took part in Operation Varsity.

, 2 June 2019: 12:00 - 14:00

Beny-Sur-Mer Canadian War Cemetery

On Sunday 2 June 2019, a group of Canadian Jews will be holding a memorial service at Beny-sur-Mer Canadian War Cemetery at 12 noon to pay tribute to the Canadian Jews buried in the cemetery who gave their lives for our freedom.

05 June 2019, 12:00 - 14:00

A Candle to Remember

To commemorate the 75th Anniversary of D-Day and those soldiers that are commemorated at Beny-Sur-Mer Canadian War Cemetery, all who wish to do so are invited to lay a candle in remembrance of the soldiers who gave their lives.

, 8 June 2019: 11:00 - 13:00

Ranville War Cemetery Tribute

On Saturday 8 June 2019, a tribute to the Commonwealth military personnel buried in Normandy will be held at Ranville War Cemetery. Members of the "Poppies of Commonwealth" sponsorship programme will lay wreaths at the graves of the fallen.

Latest From CWGC

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?

Members of the public brought in their First World War artefacts to Bradford City Hall to be digitised to create an online archive, as part of a national campaign.

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission has thanked mouth artist Keith Jansz after proceeds from one of his paintings raised £640 for the Commonwealth War Graves Foundation.