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The then Imperial War Graves Commission was created during the height of the First World War to formalise the commemoration of more than a million Commonwealth casualties from the conflict. Two short decades later, and the Commission’s remit was expanded with the outbreak of the Second World War. Today we commemorate more than 1.7 million Commonwealth men and women who died in the world wars. Tell us their stories. (Image: © IWM (Q 100465)

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