Wednesday 1 August 2012

CWGC to erect signs around UK

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission ( has started a project to raise 3000 signs around the UK to direct people towards the existence of its 300,000 war graves. The project is currently at the stage of seeking planning permission from local authorities - the full story is at

The CWGC newsletter is also out at, and includes news of a forthcoming  Military Cemetery open day at Brookwood on Friday 7th and Saturday 8th September 2012, as well as a rededication ceremony at Fromelles, information on cemeteries in Malaysia and Jamaica, and more.


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