Commonwealth War Graves
War Graves Commission is reponsible for looking
after the graves of soldiers who died during World
War 1 and 2. They do more besides but this is their
main responsibility. They are a charity and as such
need funds, please support them.
have supplied, on-line, a database of those who died
during the two World Wars. This is searchable and
if you are searching for someone is well worth using.
There are also records on-line for the National
Archives of Canada - many men from the United
Kingdom emigrated but still fought for the Canadians,
again this database is searchable and also an Australian
Roll of Honour database covering the Boer, First
and Second World Wars.
sites have either been listed as
an overview or specific memorials transcribed. To
transcribe the thousands buried in cemeteries such as
Karanji or Cassino is beyond our means but we can at least
give you a glimpse of some of these.
Note: Every attempt has been made to transcribe this information
accurately but there are occasions that the information
supplied is incorrect or errors occur during transcription.
We do not wish to cause offence to any families of the
men detailed here and will change the relevant information
story of the Japanese prisoner of war camps
on the island of Taiwan (Formosa) during
the Second World War and of the men who
were interned in them.
Taiwan POW Camps Memorial Society
our virtual tour of the Death
of the War Graves of the Parachute Regiment who
are buried in France are available FREE on the
Internet at www.genuki.org.uk/big/paras/
Far East was captured in a dramatic attempt
by Japan to seize its wealth of natural resources,
the captured men, woman and children had to
endure nearly four years of Japanese oppression.
prisoners lived their captivity as an endless
nightmare and with no hope many died of despair.
fortunate to awaken from their ordeal were never
the same again. The nightmares returned to haunt
their sleep and the faces of those left behind
have never left them.
their ordeal to find answers has led many of
us to experience their torment, we will never
feel the pain they endured and fortunately we
can awaken from the despair that became their
is a list of volunteers who left from Argentina
and died fighting in both World Wars. On November
13th, 2016, at the British Cemetery of Chacarita,
a War Memorial was uncovered remembering those
who died in both wars, WWI
Toronto, Cenotaph | Toronto,
Edit Cavell Memorial | Toronto,
Sons of England
War Cemetery | Ramleh
of Nyezane (Ombane) 1879 | Bloemfontein
Boer War | Chieveley Boer
War | Elandslaagte
Naval Boer War | Humansdorp
WW1 | Jacobsdal Boer War
Memorial | Kimberley Boer
War | Magersfontein
Boer War | Maitland Boer
War | Ritchie Boer War
| Spion Kop Boer War | Wynberg
Allan Wilson & Brave Men Memorial
Second World War and the islands of New Guinea
Often neglected in the media's commemoration
calendar and little known beyond those directly
affected, this web site commemorates the Second
World War in the islands of New Guinea and the
impact it has had on many lives.
Lost Lives site aims to make information about
the people and events in New Britain and New
Ireland before, during and after Japanese occupation,
readily available to a wide range of researchers
in order to raise the profile of this area and
theatre of war.
31 July, 2017