Duke of Kent opens new war graves museum

The Duke of Kent has officially opened the Commonwealth War Graves Commission's museum in Maidenhead.

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War Graves museum opened by Duke of Kent

The Duke of Kent today officially opened a new museum in memory of the servicemen and women who died in the two world wars.

The museum is based at the headquarters of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission in Berkshire and houses a collection of war memorabilia.

Our reporter Mel Bloor spoke to CWGC Director General Alan Pateman-Jones and the Mayor of the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead, Cllr Andrew Jenner.

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Duke of Kent officially unveils new war graves museum

The Duke of Kent has officially opened the Commonwealth War Graves Commission's museum.

HRH unveiled a plaque, inaugurating a new museum area that details the origins and work of the Commission.

The Duke of Kent opening the new museum Credit: ITV Meridian

The museum is to encourage the public to visit the Commission's headquarters and learn more about the work of the organisation.

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