29 December 2017
New challenges and the broader work of the CWGC
The Commission’s Africa and Asia Pacific Area Director Richard Hills reflects on the challenges faced by cemeteries in the area and projects completed during the year.
Over the next week the Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) will be revealing the fascinating stories behind some of the objects in our archive, in support of Explore Your Archive 2018.
George Edwin Ellison is believed to be the last British soldier killed on the Western Front before the Armistice brought the fighting to an end. He is buried in St Symphorien Military Cemetery, near Mons.