05 April 2017
Menin Gate Lions take pride of place in Ieper once more
The Commonwealth War Graves Commission is set to receive the famous Menin Gate stone lions, before they go back on display at Ieper later this month.
The Commonwealth War Graves Foundation (CWGF) aims to engage and educate people - especially the young - with the work of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC), and the stories of the men and women who died whilst fighting oppression, extremism and intolerance in the two World Wars.
Decades after the creation of this unique Canadian war memorial, the Commonwealth War Graves Commission pays tribute to Canada’s war dead around the world.
The Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) is helping those who cannot make the annual pilgrimage to Normandy to pay tribute to the Second World War dead. Every year veterans and relatives return to CWGC’s cemeteries in France to remember those killed on D-Day and the pivotal battles of 1944. In today’s unique circumstances tributes will instead be laid by our gardeners on behalf of those who cannot travel.