Peter Francis is a former journalist and now Head of External Communications at The Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC). Based at the Commission’s Head Office in Maidenhead Peter is responsible for the outward-facing side of the Commission, managing everything from the website, to information programmes, educational material and PR. An important part of the role is the focus on the 2014-18 centenary and the Commission’s own centenary in 2017.
[This post can be used in conjunction with the resources outlined in Commonwealth Cemeteries of World War I.] The Great War as it was known, the First World War or WWI as it is referred to today, was a world … Continue reading →