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Established by Royal Charter in 1917, 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. It is a non-profit-making organisation that was founded by Sir Fabian Ware.
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Established by Royal Charter in 1917, 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. It is a non-profit-making organisation that was founded by Sir Fabian Ware.  
  
{{Wikipedia|Commonwealth War Graves Commission}}
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{{Wikipedia|Commonwealth War Graves Commission}}  
  
The website http://www.cwgc.org/ allows for a search of military casualties in both World War I and II and commonwealth civilians killed during World War II.
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The website http://www.cwgc.org/ allows for a search of military casualties in both World War I and II and commonwealth civilians killed during World War II.  
  
==Content==
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== Content ==
* Name
 
* Rank
 
* Service number
 
* Date of death
 
* Age
 
* Regiment/Service
 
* Nationality
 
* Grave/memorial reference
 
* Cemetery/memorial name
 
  
==Using the site==
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*Name
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*Rank
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*Service number
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*Date of death
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*Age
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*Regiment/Service
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*Nationality
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*Grave/memorial reference
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*Cemetery/memorial name
  
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== Using the site ==
** Click '''Search Our Records'''.
 
** Type in a name, and other information if desired,  into the online form.
 
** Click '''Submit'''.
 
  
[[Category:Archives and Libraries in England]]
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[[Category:Commonwealth of Nations]]
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**Click '''Search Our Records'''.
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**Type in a name, and other information if desired,  into the online form.
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**Click '''Submit'''.
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[[Category:Archives_and_Libraries_in_England]] [[Category:Death Records]]

Revision as of 00:54, 30 January 2013

Established by Royal Charter in 1917, 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. It is a non-profit-making organisation that was founded by Sir Fabian Ware.

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The website http://www.cwgc.org/ allows for a search of military casualties in both World War I and II and commonwealth civilians killed during World War II.

Content

  • Name
  • Rank
  • Service number
  • Date of death
  • Age
  • Regiment/Service
  • Nationality
  • Grave/memorial reference
  • Cemetery/memorial name

Using the site

    • Click Search Our Records.
    • Type in a name, and other information if desired,  into the online form.
    • Click Submit.