Where are the Commonwealth war graves commission graves?
Grangegorman Military Cemetery in Dublin contains more than 600 war casualties from both World Wars. The following burial services are due to be held at CWGC Cemeteries in November 2019. Work is underway to restore the iconic roof paintings at the Commonwealth War Graves Commission’s (CWGC) Runnymede Air Forces Memorial in Surrey.
Who is on the Leamington Spa roll of Honour?
Private, 10812, 1st Battalion, Royal Welsh Fusiliers. Killed in action aged 20 during the Battle of Langemarck, Wednesday 21st of October 1914. Commemorated on the Ypres Memorial, Belgium. The son of Edwin and Bessie Bench, 11, Eagle Street, Leamington Spa. Private, 8288, 2nd Battalion, Coldstream Guards.
How many war graves can you find on CWGC?
Want to find CWGC on the go? Our simple to use app allows you to search for war graves at more than 23,000 locations, in more than 150 countries and territories and makes it easy to find and visit these places of remembrance.
When did William Russell of Leamington Spa die?
The second son of William and Sarah Russell, 2, Albion Row, Leamington Spa. The first of four brothers who fell. Private, 7400, 2nd Battalion, The Prince of Wales’s Volunteers (South Lancashire Regiment). Killed in action near Klein Zillebeke aged 23, Saturday 7th of November 1914. Commemorated on the Ypres Memorial, Belgium.
Where can I find photos of British war graves?
If you are looking for a photograph of a British War Grave you are in the right place. We have thousands of photographs of War Graves from Commonwealth War Graves Commission Cemeteries in the UK & around the world. All of which are available free of charge.
Who is in charge of war graves in Australia?
War graves are maintained by the Office of Australian War Graves (Department of Veterans’ Affairs), many by arrangement with the Commonwealth War Graves Commission. The Office of Australian War Graves also offers advice on
Who is the coordinator of the war graves project?
The War Graves Photographic Project is hereby awarded the Presidents Commendation for an outstanding contribution to the work and aims of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission. The award will be presented to Mr Steve Rogers, Project Coordinator, on behalf of all volunteers.