The Commonwealth War Graves Commission will provide official Commission gravestones bearing the servicemen's names, battalions and dates of death.
What does CWGC stand for?
CWGC stands for Commonwealth War Graves Commission (formerly Imperial War Graves Commission; UK)
This definition appears very frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:
- Military and Government
- Organizations, NGOs, schools, universities, etc.
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We have 3 other meanings of CWGC in our Acronym Attic
- Construction Working Group (various organizations)
- Continental Western Group (Des Moines, IA)
- Conversations with God
- Core Working Group
- Crazy White Girl
- Cuba Working Group
- California Wool Growers Association
- Central West Group Apprentices (Australia)
- Citigroup World Government Bond Index
- China Worldbest Group Company (est. 1992)
- Canadian Working Group on Childhood Hearing (Public Health Agency of Canada)
- Canadian Working Group on the Carbon Market (International Emissions Trading Association)
- Center for Women and Gender Education (California)
- Crane Working Group of Eurasia (conservation)
- Cluster Working Group on Early Recovery
- Central Warwickshire Girls Football League (UK)
- Cosmic World Governing and Guiding Body (India; spiritual group)
- California Wine Grape Growers Foundation
- Community Working Group on Health
- Canadian Working Group on HIV and Rehabilitation
Samples in periodicals archive:
The Commonwealth War Graves Commission promised the sites would be fixed.
Officials from the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, which manages war cemeteries for citizens of British Commonwealth nations who died during the First and Second World Wars, have taken charge of the pilot's remains for eventual burial.
The Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) was set up by Sir Fabian Ware in 1917.
The soldiers, who lost their lives during the Battle of Fromelles in 1916, will be buried with military honours in the first Commonwealth War Graves Commission cemetery to be built for 50 years.
The Commonwealth War Graves Commission is appealing for help in identifying relatives who could be among those killed during the Battle of Fromelles in 1916.
Regional manager of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, Salew Pfotte, had earlier inspected the war memorial and sent a report to London.
His family in the Shetlands thought his grave at Staglieno Cemetery in Genoa was being tended by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.