WarGravesCommission (@CWGC )

WarGravesCommission

Bio The Commonwealth War Graves Commission pays tribute to the 1,700,000 men and women of the Commonwealth forces who died in the two world wars.
Location Maidenhead
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Account created 12-07-2009 20:58:14
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iPhone : Did you see our brand new visitor centre - The CWGC Experience - featuring on Good Morning Britain this morning? The centre, based in Arras, will be officially unveiled today by HRH The Princess Royal before opening to the public tomorrow, 26 June. #CWGCexperience

Hootsuite Inc. : Just one day to go until The CWGC Experience opens to the public! Make sure it is on your list of places to visit in France as we give a behind the scenes look at the work we undertake. Find out more information, and plan your trip, here: ow.ly/bvOr30nS6jq #CWGCexperience

Hootsuite Inc. : A burial service for two unknown Second World War servicemen and a rededication service for seven First World War Australian servicemen will be held WarGravesCommission cemeteries next month. Find out more about the upcoming services, here: ow.ly/v4DT50uLowM #WW1 #WW2 #OurWorkContinues

Twitter Web App : David Luck Bryn Hammond ..officers to exhume their bodies and have them buried with the rest of the men killed on the 1 September 1914. The Commission sought approval from the next of kin of the other two officers, and having approval from them as well, the officers bodies were exhumed and reburied in..

Twitter Web App : David Luck Bryn Hammond Hello David, thank you for your message. The remains of the four officers were originally moved and re-buried in a communal grave in Villers Cotterets Communal Cemetery by Lord Killanin in November 1914. After the war, the Commission was asked by the next of kin of two of the....

Twitter Web Client : Really great to see more coverage of The CWGC Experience, our brand new visitor centre, which opens in Arras, France this week. Find out more information, here: inews.co.uk/?p=304764 #CWGCexperience

Twitter Web App : ICYMI: In the latest WarGravesCommission blog we hear the story of gardener Adel Abdel Azeem, who is based in Egypt and has served the Commission for 25 years in a cemetery standing in an active military base. Make sure to read the blog, here: ow.ly/23mL50uLlHE #CWGCblog #WeAreCWGC

iPhone : Last week, The Duke of Kent carried engagements in Serbia.

HRH, who is President of WarGravesCommission, first visited the Commonwealth War Graves Commission cemetery in Belgrade and laid a wreath to commemorate over 450 servicemen who are buried in the cemetery. #RoyalVisitSerbia

Twitter Web App : Please be aware that we are currently experiencing an issue with our archive software. This means that some of our casualty documents may be unavailable to view. We are working on correcting this issue and hope to resolve it as soon as possible.

Twitter Web App : A Street Near You Nigel Stevens Hello, thank you for your message. Nurse Robson is a non war casualty and as such wouldn't appear on our database. She is though buried in a Commission plot and as such has a CWGC style headstone for uniformity. Thanks, CWGC.

Twitter Web App : Jim Smithson Hello Jim, thank you for your message and alerting us to the issue. We are aware and the team are working on rectifying this issue and hope to resolve it as soon as possible. Thanks, CWGC

Twitter Web App : Private Dogsbody David Avery Hello, thanks for your message. When it comes to naming individuals we have done this in the past, but only when they've given us permission. Some researchers don't wish to be named but if you have helped and wish to be named then please email commemorations@cwgc.org. Thanks,CWGC