Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC)

Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC)

As part of War Graves Week (21-28 May), the Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) will be offering cemetery tours at St Andrew's Cemetery, Jesmond Old Cemetery and the West Road Cemetery. The tours are run by volunteers, are free of charge and will run until November 2022. 

If you would like to join one of the tours to find out about the local history of Newcastle, and the men an women who are commemorated in these cemeteries, please visit the CWGC website to book a ticket.

There are war graves in all ten of the cemeteries managed by the local authority. For further information please visit the  CWGC website.

Did you know?

There are more than 213 casualties from World War One and World War Two buried at St Andrew's Cemetery.

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