26 June 2017
CWGC statement on war graves in Yemen
The CWGC is deeply saddened by the damage to graves at CWGC Maala Cemetery, and our sympathies go out to the descendants and comrades of the war dead who will be so deeply affected by this news.
A burial service for four Canadian First World War soldiers will take place at 13:30 at the Commonwealth War Graves Commission’s Loos British Cemetery in France.
To mark the end of the First World War Centenary, the Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) has launched its “Road to Peace” project. The project tells 120 personal stories of casualties who died during the final 100 days of the First World War, from 8 August to 11 November.