18 June 2018
CWGC makes historic return to Iraq and Chad
After an enforced absence of more than 12 years, staff from the Commission have made a historic return to Iraq.
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.