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Architects of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission

 

The men who designed the cemeteries and memorials

 

Please click on name of Architect for more information

 

World War One

Sir Herbert Baker

William Bryce Binnie

Sir Reginald Blomfield

Harold Charlton Bradshaw

Sir John James Burnet

William Harrison Cowlishaw

George Hartley Goldsmith

Sir Frank Higginson

Charles Henry Holden

Arthur James Scott Hutton

Henry Philip Cart De Lafontaine

George Esselmont Gordon Leith

Sir Robert Lorimer

Sir Edwin Lutyens

Verner O. Rees

Noel Ackroyd Rew

John Reginald Truelove

Captain Wilfred Clement Von Berg, MC

Edward Prioleau Warren

 

World War Two

H.J.Brown

Philip Hepworth

Colin St. Clair Oakes

Louis de Soissons

John Hubert Worthington

 

 

 

All the books listed below are readily available from most booksellers

 

 

WWI Architecture:
 
Geurst, J: Cemeteries of the Great War by Sir Edwin Lutyens, 010 Publishers, 2010.

 

Skelton, T & Gliddon G: Lutyens & the Great War, Frances Lincoln, 2008.

 

Garfield, J: The Fallen, Spellmount 2008.

 

Karol, A: Charles Holden, Shaun Tyas, 2007.

 

Baker, H: Architecture & Personalities, Country Life, 1944

 

 
WWI British Memorials:-

 

Boorman, D: At the Going Down of the Sun, British First WW Memorials, 1988.

Borg, A: War Memorials, Leo Cooper, 1991.

Stamp, G: The Memorial to the Missing of the Somme, Profile 2006 (Highly Recommended)

Harris, LC: Cemeteries & Memories, WW II in Tunisia, Michael Tomkinson, 2007.

For Your Tomorrow, British Second WW Memorials, 1995.

Archer, G: The Glorious Dead, Figurative Sculpture of British First WW Memorials, Frontier 2009.

 

 
Shot at Dawn:-
 
Babington, A: For the Sake of Example, Paladin 1985.
 
CWGC:-
 
Ward, G K & Gibson, E: Courage Remembered, HMSO, 1995

 

We are extremely grateful to Nicholas Philpot for supplying the above information

 

 

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