Tribute to British pilots of the Second World War

23 June 2018 , 10:30

In May 1940, an aircraft was shot down in the Hamegicourt area. The crew are buried in Hamegicourt Churchyard. On 23 June, a service will be held in their memory with the family of Sgt Barrett in attendance.

Hamegicourt Churchyard

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15 October 2018

Shaping Our Sorrow

Shaping a nation’s sorrow: CWGC launches new online exhibition to mark the end of the First World War centenary

The CWGC is deeply saddened by the vandalism to the Halifax Memorial in Point Pleasant Park in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, and our sympathies go out to the descendants and comrades of the war dead who will be so deeply affected by this news.

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 Josephine Carr, from Cork who died on 10 October 1918. The CWGC commemorates a staggering 120,000 men and women who died between 8 August and 11 November 1918