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Published by Commonwealth War Graves Commission in Maidenhead .
Written in English


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Commonwealth War Graves Commission, Maidenhead. 63, likes 5, talking about this were here. The Commonwealth War Graves Commission pays tribute to the 1,, men and women of the /5(). Commonwealth War Graves Commission, Maidenhead. 63, likes 7, talking about this were here. The Commonwealth War Graves Commission pays tribute to the 1,, men and women of the /5().   One million, one hundred thousand men and women lost their lives in the service of the British Empire during the First World War; in the Second, another six hundred thousand from all parts of the Commonwealth made the same sacrifice.4/5(13).   This lavishly illustrated book marks the 90th anniversary of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, which pays tribute to the 1,, men and women of the Commonwealth forces who died in the two world wars. Charting the development of the magnificent cemeteries and memorials built in countries, Remembered emphasizes the /5(20).

Published to coincide with the ninetieth anniversary of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, Remembered highlights the importance of the Commission's work not only in commemorating the dead, but also in preserving in perpetuity some of the most significant heritage sites of the twentieth century. Drawing on both archival material and personal 5/5(1). The Commonwealth War Graves Commission honours the million men and women of the Commonwealth forces who died in the First and Second World Wars. Its work includes building and maintaining Commonwealth cemeteries and memorials at 23, locations in more than countries and territories, and also preserving and updating its extensive Author: Jon Palmer. The Nek Cemetery is a small Commonwealth War Graves Commission cemetery located near Suvla Bay on the Gallipoli Peninsula in Turkey.. The cemetery was constructed following the Armistice in on the site of the Battle of the Nek, at which time the ground was still covered with the remains of Australian 8th and 10th Light Horse troopers killed in the battle four years Location: 40°14′33″N 26°17′24″E / °N .   It is the first account of the making of the cemeteries of the first world war based extensively on the archives of the Imperial, now Commonwealth, War Graves Commission (IWGC) that until recently Author: Thomas Laqueur.

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