27 June 2017
CWGC commemorates two soldiers a century after death
A small ceremony will take place at Gartmore Church Yard, Stirling, today after the CWGC erected granite headstones for two men who died within a year of each other in the First World War and will now be the first war dead at the cemetery.
Nearly half a million people visited the CWGC Plymouth Naval Memorial to view the iconic sculpture Poppies: Wave, as it was fixed to a monument dedicated to remembering the war dead of the two world wars for the first time. Many visitors left special messages on the Commission’s Time To Remember wall. Here is a selection of the moving posts.
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?