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The Commonwealth War

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) commemorates the 1.7 million Commonwealth servicemen and women who died in the two World Wars. It operates at 23,000 sites worldwide and in more than150 countries and territories. The Commonwealth War Graves Foundation (CWGF) is our charitable foundation highlighting the work the CWGC does by telling the stories of those we commemorate. Find out more at The CWGC Experience is a unique new visitor attraction at the centre of the First World War battlefields in Beaurains, France. Take a look behind the scenes at the work of the CWGC, who care for the fallen of the two World Wars around the globe. Email: Ieper Information Centre Located only metres from the Menin Gate, drop in and our friendly team will help you find out more about our local sites or undertake research on our casualty database. You can also pick up a souvenir or join our CWGF Supporter scheme. Front cover: Top image: Cabaret-Rouge British Cemetery, France Middle image: Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Belgium Bottom image: CWGC Interns at Theipval Cemetery, France

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