Royal Air Forces' Commemorative Service

13 May 2018 , 11am - 11.45am

Wreaths will be laid on behalf of the Commonwealth Air Forces and Ex-Service Organisations in honour of 20,458 members of the Commonwealth Air Forces who lost their lives in the Second World War while operating from the United Kingdom and North West Europe and who have no known grave.

Runnymede Memorial

This moving ceremony is open to all who wish to pay their respects to those named on the memorial.

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14 November 2018

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George Edwin Ellison is believed to be the last British soldier killed on the Western Front before the Armistice brought the fighting to an end. He is buried in St Symphorien Military Cemetery, near Mons.

People have come together across the world at Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) cemeteries and memorials this week to mark the 100th anniversary of the 1918 Armistice.

Today, the leaders of Britain, France and Belgium have toured Commonwealth War Graves Commission cemeteries and memorials ahead of the hundredth anniversary of the Armistice.