Brookwood American Military Cemetery
Veterans Day Service 2018
Sunday 11th November 2018 - Daughters of the American Revolution & the ABMC together with the Scout Movement, military, dignitaries, friends and families held a Memorial Ceremony & Celebration of the Armistice Day Centenary. Here.

Canada & the UK Remember 2018
The Deputy High Commissioner of Canada, Canadian Forces personnel and their families together with their UK Forces counterparts, families and members of the public mark Remembrance Day with a service among the headstones of WW2 fallen Canadians. Here

France Remembers 2018
The Ambassador of France to the United Kingdom Jean-Pierre Jouyet together with dignitraries, attaches & military representatives and others held a Memorial Service at the Free French Section of the CWGC Brookwood Military Cemetery, UK on Saturday 10th November 2018. The Ambassador also awarded medals to members of military forces for valorous conduct. Here

Germany Remembers 2018
Today, Sunday 11th November the President of Germany Frank-Walter Steinmeier in an historic act of reconciliation laid a wreath at the Cenotaph. Here at Brookwood among German casualties of WW2 a short service of Remembrance was held with wreaths laid also by a representative of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission and the American Battle Monuments Commission. Here

All Souls Prayers & Last Post 2018
In two seperate events on 4th November, the Sunday closest to All Souls Day. In the first the Polish Community gathered at the Polish Sections of Brookwood CWGC Cemetery to pray for those buried there. Later that afternoon the Brookwood Last Post society held a service including the Woking Scout & Guide Movement. Here.

Czechoslovakia Remembered 2018
Sun 28th October - Mrs Gerry Manolas, MAFCSV hosts a memorial & wreath laying event remembering the Czechoslovak airmen, soldiers & military personnel who fought with the Allies during WW2. It was also a celebration of the centenary of creation of the Czechoslovak Republic. Here.

Italy Remembers 2018
CWGC Brookwood Military Cemetery
Sun 21st October - in the presence od the Italian Ambassador to the United Kingdom, Raffaele Trombetta and the London Consul General Marco Villani.
With veterans, dignitaries, friends and families a Memorial Ceremony that was held at the Italian Plot of the Military Cemetery in Brookwood Surrey. A montage of images from the 2015 service is also shown. Here.

Brookwood American Military Cemetery
Dedication Ceremony July 2018
Sun 15th July 1918 was the day Pvt Philip Steen met his death during the Great War. A century later a Dedication Ceremony was held for him and all those at the cemetery where he lies. It was arranged by Kallman Worldwide, hosted by ABMC staff and attended by Apollo 15 Astronaut Al Worden and the Govenor of Kentucky, Matt Bevin among others. The USAF Color Guard from RAF Lakenheath and Pipers Major Roger Huth & Iona Scotson provided support. Here.

Brookwood American Military Cemetery
Memorial Day Service 2018
Sun 27th May - a day earlier than Services in the USA the ABMC together with the military, dignitaries, friends and families held a Memorial Day Ceremony at the American Military Cemetery in Brookwood Surrey. Here.

Violette Szabo, daughter Tania & Virginia McKenna Carve Her Name with Pride in 2017
Late Summer 2017 & the CWGC screened the 1958 film 'Carve Her Name With Pride' at the Memorial in Brookwood on which the heroines name is inscribed. Here.

American Centennial Memorial Day Service 2017
Sun 28th May - a day earlier than Memorial Services in the USA the ABMC marked the Centennial of US entry to the Great War at the American Cemetery Brookwood.. Here.

Centenary of US Entry of the Great War
On 6th April 1917 while still fighting a home land war on its southern border & after receipt of the intercepted Zimmerman Telegram the United States entered the Great War declaring hostilities against Germany. This Centenary was marked at the Guildhall London by the launch of the 'Fields of Battle, Lands of Peace' exhibition attended by the Lord Mayor of London and Lew Lukens, US Charge d'Affairs.
A short montage of the launch is seen here


Brookwood Military Cemetery
A full set of Panels from the Russia Memorial (removed in 2015) added in legible format. The Memorial showed the only VC recipient commemorated at Brookwood. Shown here.
Images of Panel 26 & 27 of the 1939-45 Brookwood Memorial updated to show the
'Addenda' including new inscriptions for Israeli SOE Agents.
Short initial section added about the 2015: 1914-18 Brookwood Memorial, with
all inscriptions easily readable in high definition here.
An interactive cemetery map taking 2 years to complete. Shows images of all sections of the military cemetery including burial plots and memorials. Includes allied nationals, Chelsea Pensioners, QA Nurses as well as German and Italian plots.  Enter
High definition images now added showing all names on each of the
Brookwood Memorial Panels - shortcut
High definition images - zoom to full size, now added (2015) of all fourteen
Panels on the UK 1914-18 Memorial - shortcut
(As opposed to the the 1914 -1918 Brookwood Memorial noted at top)

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