In 19771 co-curated 'Silent Cities' at the late lamented Heinz Gallery in London, an exhibition about the architecture of the cemeteries and memorials created by the Imperial War Graves Commission.
What does IWGC stand for?
IWGC stands for Imperial War Graves Commission (now Commonwealth War Graves Commission; UK)
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- Interagency Working Group Ocean and Coastal Mapping (US NOAA)
- Interagency Working Group on Counterterrorism (US TSWG)
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- Indiana Women's Golf Association
- International Wheat Gluten Association
- International World Games Association
- Indiana Wine Grape Council
- Intermountain West Geothermal Consortium (est. 2006; Idaho)
- International Workshop on Grid Computing
- International Working Group on Child Labour
- International Working Group on Crater Lakes (geology)
- International Working Group On Content Rating
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- Interagency Working Group on Data Management for Global Change
- International Working Group on Data Protection in Telecommunications (Germany)
- Institute of Women, Gender and Development Studies (Arlington, VA)
Samples in periodicals archive:
The book is centred on the British Memorial School, set up for the children of ex-soldiers hired to look after the new cemeteries set up by the Imperial War Graves Commission.
The cemetery contains more than 60 graves of Canadian soldiers, immaculately maintained no doubt by the Imperial War Graves Commission.
The Imperial War Graves Commission was established by Royal Charter on 21 May 1917 with an ambitious brief: to commemorate in perpetuity those who had died in the service of the British Empire in the Great War - a task which it had to repeat after the Second World War.
It takes the form of row upon row of distinctive near-white Imperial War Graves Commission headstones, in Bodelwyddan churchyard.
When the news of VE Day came through, I was employed by the Imperial War Graves Commission at El Alamein.
He worked for the Imperial War Graves Commission for three years from 1947, his role being to search for British aircrew who had been shot down over the country.
To achieve this end, Holden was able to call on his earlier experience as one of the four Principal Architects to the Imperial War Graves Commission, overseeing the creation of a large number of cemeteries in France and Belgium within a short period of time.