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  1. Montrose cemetery reveals secrets

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    Staff from the Commonwealth War Graves Commission have recently carried out renovation work to improve the appearance of war graves within Sleepyhillock Cemetery in Montrose, Angus. 132 war graves…

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    • Lottery winner fulfils ambition of a lifetime

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      Neil Baker recently won £1.5m on the UK's National Lottery, allowing the former pub chef to fulfil his long-held ambition of playing his late father's bugle at the grave of his great-grandfather.…

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      • Brave airmen remembered - September 2009

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        On Monday 14th September 2009, at Stratford-Upon-Avon Cemetery in England, the Commonwealth War Graves Commission installed the first of a new type of information panel, which tells the story of those…

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        • UK Defence Minister visits Commission's HQ - August 2009

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          As he toured the HQ of The Commonwealth War Graves Commission on Thursday 27th August, UK Defence Minister Kevan Jones MP spoke of his admiration for the work of the Commission, and of the importance…

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          • Fromelles DNA video report - August 2009

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            In the second of his reports from the French village of Fromelles, Ranald Leask of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission speaks to the DNA expert who's helping shed light on the Australian and…

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            • War Graves Commission youth ambassador - July 2009

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              Jen Waller attends Cardigan Secondary School in Wales, and recently spent some time on work experience with the Commonwealth War Graves Commission. She’s dedicated herself to the task of…

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              • Caring for the Menin Gate - October 2009

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                As the Commonwealth War Graves Commission's most-visited memorial on the Western Front, the Menin Gate in the Belgium town of Ieper is a hugely important structure. It pays tribute to The Missing…

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                • Stolen bronze panels replaced - November 09

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                  The memory of over 50 fallen soldiers will be once again be honoured on Remembrance Day, following the replacement of six bronze panels, which were stolen last year. The plaques were taken last…

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                  • New football film impresses children

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                    "Glory Days - Football in Times of War" is the new educational film from the CWGC. Introduced by David Beckham, it recounts a series of fascinating stories of how the national game and…

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                    • Climate change and the Commonwealth War Graves Commission

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                      What impact might climate change have on the work of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, and how is the organisation planning for such eventualities? Ranald Leask has been to France and Belgium…

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                      • Commission replaces vandalised war graves

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                        Local residents in Godalming, Surrey, have thanked the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, after two First World War headstones were replaced three weeks after vandals destroyed them.

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                        • Who Do You Think You Are? Olympia show

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                          Having found previous shows to be a great way of meeting the public, The Commonwealth War Graves Commission was again represented at this years Who Do You Think You Are? event at London's Olympia…

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