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Learning Resources

The CWGC is dedicated to providing high-quality resources for all ages. We bring together tools, teaching aids, cemetery guides and interpretative material that supports the community in exploring their local CWGC heritage. Find education resources for use in the classroom, in a cemetery or on battlefield visits, as well as guidance and aids to family historians.

We publish a series of free information leaflets illustrating aspects of our work and major war cemeteries and memorials. You can view these leaflets online by opening the links below. The Commission also has several publications which can be purchased.

Remembrance resources for teachers and youth leaders

This teaching pack encourages young people to consider what remembrance means to them, and to different communities around the world.

Download our Activity Booklet

This booklet is full of fun activities for young explorers, writers, and artists. Get inspired by visiting one of our cemeteries or memorials and discover more about the work that we do, the people we commemorate and to help us ensure that they are always remembered.

CWGC guides and apps

CWGC ‘How to research…’ Guides – The First World War

Explore our bitesize guides, designed to help you research an individual who died in the First World War.

See our 'How to Research' guides

RAF Air Cadets CWGC Research project

Over 58,000 RAF and air force personnel are buried or commemorated in the UK. Discover more about their lives and ensure that every name is remembered.

RAF Air Cadets Research Project

Publications

We have a series of free information leaflets and publications covering our regions and some of our cemeteries, monuments and their surrounding areas available for download.

See our free publications

CWGC Mobile Apps

Our free apps help you make the most of your trip to our sites, whether researching the headstone in front of you or deciding which of our sites to discover next.

See our selection of mobile apps

Researching cemeteries and memorials

This bitesize guide will show you how to get started with our online catalogue and give tips on how to begin your research into one of our sites. You'll find out how to locate and access records relating to the site covering aspects including the design, construction, unveiling, and maintenance.

View this PDF guide

Researching CWGC staff members

This guide will show you how to research former CWGC members of staff. You'll get tips on how to use the CWGC Archive catalogue and how to use a member of staff's staff card to find out more about their role.

View this PDF guide