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Royal Charter established the Commission in 1917. Its duties are to mark and maintain the graves of the members of the forces of the Commonwealth who were killed in the two World Wars, to build memorials to those who have no known grave and to keep records and registers. 1,700,000 men and women of the Commonwealth forces died in the two World Wars. Of these, the remains of 925,000 were found and a headstone marks their graves. This number comprises 110 000 Canadians buried in 75 countries.
Subject:
Burials, Cemeteries, Deaths

Scope

Period:
1914 to present
Country:
Canada, Europe

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Address:
66 Slater Street, Suite 1707, OTTAWA ON K1A 0P4
Phone:
(613) 992-3224
Fax:
(613) 995-0431
Language:
English

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