A look back at Remembrance 2021

An item from the Commonwealth War Graves Commission that may be of interest to members.


Welcome to the CWGC’s latest newsletter.

Remembrance 2021Last week, we were pleased to welcome the return of traditional remembrance events at CWGC cemeteries and memorials around the world. Many of our sites, from Surrey to Singapore, hosted their first larger-scale events since the pandemic began nearly two years ago to mark Armistice Day and Remembrance Sunday.
What are Commonwealth War Graves?

Walk through any of our cemeteries across the world and you’ll see all kinds of different headstones. In our latest blog, Catherine Nell, CWGC’s Commemorations Officer, explains that Commonwealth War Graves aren’t always as straightforward as you may imagine.

Nine First World War soldiers reburied at Tyne Cot

Earlier this week, nine soldiers of the First World War were reburied with full military honours at Tyne Cot Cemetery in Belgium, the world’s largest CWGC cemetery. in the presence of our President, HRH The Duke of Kent. Seven of the casualties are known to have died on 14 October 1917 – and you can read more about them on our website.

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