18 July 2017
CWGC's Richard Groom shares his red carpet experience at the Dunkirk premiere
The Commission's Service Delivery Manager Richard Groom and Assistant Historian Max Dutton were on the red carpet last week for the world premiere of Christopher Nolan's Dunkirk. Here Richard shares his experience, and thoughts on the film depicting the campaign which became one of the most remarkable episodes of the Second World War.
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?