02 February 2018
Remembering Rugby’s war dead
As the Six Nations kick-off approaches, we remember rugby players from around the world who redirected their sporting qualities – passion, dedication, camaraderie – to the war effort. From within the eight major rugby nations alone, 185 “capped” international players lost their lives during the two world wars.
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The Commonwealth War Graves Commission is delighted to announce the appointment of four new Commissioners. They are: Dame Judith Mayhew Jonas DBE, Vasuki Shastry, Diana Johnson MP and the Rt Hon Philip Dunne MP.