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  1. Brave Jervis Bay sailors honoured

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    5th November 1940 saw a collective act of bravery by those aboard HMS Jervis Bay. Having been assigned to protect a convoy en route from Canada to Liverpool, she took on the much heavier armed German…

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    • Irish war dead honoured

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      Following research by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission and Glasnevin Trust, which runs Ireland's largest cemetery, 43 Irish men and women who, until now, lay in unmarked graves have had…

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      • "Forever India"

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        "Forever India" is an educational DVD from the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, produced in association with the Indian government. This film recounts the often-overlooked contribution…

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        • Commission unveils new Indian memorial

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          On Sunday 26th September 2010, a new memorial, paying tribute to 53 Sikh and Hindu soldiers who died during the First World War, was unveiled. The memorial, built by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission,…

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          • Fromelles Cemetery opens

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            On 19 July 2010, exactly 94 years after the Battle of Fromelles, the Commonwealth War Graves Commission new Fromelles (Pheasant Wood) Military Cemetery opened. Thousands of people attended this very…

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            • New Fromelles exhibition opens at Imperial War Museum

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              A new exhibition, organised by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, tells the fascinating story of the 250 Australian and British soldiers who were found in several mass graves at Fromelles in…

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              • The untold story of Dunkirk, 1940

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                Operation "Dynamo", as the effort to evacuate thousands of allied servicemen from France became known, was described as a "a miracle of deliverance" by Winston Churchill, but while…

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                • The history of Taiping War Cemetery, Malaysia

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                  Amid thick jungle in central peninsular Malaysia lies Taiping War Cemetery, the final resting place for over 850 men who fought against the Japanese. Ranald Leask of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission…

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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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                    • Fromelles reburials begin

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                      On the 30th of January 2010, the first of 250 British and Australian soldiers was reburied at the Commonwealth War Graves Commission's new Fromelles (Pheasant Wood) Military Cemetery.

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                      • Fromelles Cemetery nears completion ahead of reburials

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                        At Fromelles in northern France, the Commonwealth War Graves Commission is building its first new cemetery in 50 years. On 30 January 2010, the reburial of 250 Australian and British soldiers will…

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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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