01 June 2018
Son makes 17,000 mile pilgrimage to see father’s name added to CWGC war memorial
The son of a Second World War civilian hero has travelled half way around the world from his home in Australia to see his father’s name added to the Commission’s Civilian Roll of Honour at Westminster Abbey in London.
People have come together across the world at Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) cemeteries and memorials this week to mark the 100th anniversary of the 1918 Armistice.
Today, the leaders of Britain, France and Belgium have toured Commonwealth War Graves Commission cemeteries and memorials ahead of the hundredth anniversary of the Armistice.