Commonwealth War Graves Commission


Canadian Agency Chronicles 2014

Works Projects

In addition to its cyclical inspection and maintenance programme, the Canadian Agency will initiate or continue works projects during the 2013-2014 fiscal year in the following cemeteries:

Calgary Union Cemetery, AB

Lethbridge Mountain View Cemetery, AB

Moose Jaw Cemetery, SK

Winnipeg Brookside Cemetery, MB

Windsor Grove Cemetery, ON

London Mount Pleasant Cemetery, ON

Toronto Mount Pleasant Cemetery, ON

Toronto St. John's Norway Cemetery, ON

Ottawa Beechwood Cemetery, ON

Sydney Calvary Cemetery, NS

Sydney Hardwood Hill Cemetery, NS

Sydney Holy Cross Cemetery, NS

Sydney Mines Brookside Cemetery, NS

Glace Bay St. Ann's Cemetery, NS

Bareneed Church of England Cemetery, NL

Bell Island Anglican Cemetery, NL

Bell Island Roman Catholic Cemetery, NL

Bonavista St-Joseph Cemetery, NL

Carbonear Anglican Cemetery, NL

Chapel Arm Notre Dame Cemetery, NL

Ferryland Trinity Cemetery, NL

Placentia Mount Carmel Cemetery, NL

St. John's Anglican Cemetery, NL

St. John's General Protestant Cemetery, NL

St. John's Mount Carmel Cemetery, NL

Plans are also in place to target other cemeteries and memorials in the upcoming years. Please refer to our horticultural and structural section in order to read more regarding the Agency's responsibilities and current and past projects.

The Commission's Commitments in the Americas and Caribbean

The Canadian Agency is responsible for the Commission's commitments in Central, South America and the Caribbean since 1 September 2011.

The Commission's commitments in these areas comprise 29 countries commemorating almost 900 War Dead; these markers are currently maintained by contractors on the Commission's behalf.

The first inspection trip of War Dead markers, held in January and February 2012, took place in Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Martinique and Saint Vincent & the Grenadines. A horticultural and structure inspection trip in Bahamas, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia and Trinidad and Tobago took place in February.

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Georgetown Cemetery, Saint Vincent & the Grenadines Royal Naval Cemetery, Bermuda

Canadian War Dead in the Sporting World

Over 110,000 Canadians lost their lives during the First and Second World Wars and are buried or commemorated by name on a memorial in over seventy countries worldwide.

Among those Canadians who served were renowned athletes who had competed at various levels including interscholastic, Olympic and professional events or teams. The Canadian Agency's most recent information leaflet highlights some of the Canadian servicemen who lost their lives during one of the two world wars after particular success in the sporting world (

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