Well maintained,but difficult trek to get to by public transport,from the Salerno railway station a number 8 bus goes there approx every half hour,but as one of the locals stated they don't have any rules here,so don't set your watch by it. It is also used by the locals and stops at every stop,it took us a good hour from... 更多
On 3 September 1943 the Allies invaded the Italian mainland, Commonwealth and American forces landed near Salerno on 8-9 September 1943 and there was fierce fighting for some days in the bridgehead that they established. Salerno War Cemetery contains 1,846 Commonwealth burials of the Second World War, 107 of them unidentified. it is very well-kept. a must for patriots.
This Commonwealth War Graves Commission cemetery is located south of Salerno on the SS 18 main road between Battipaglia and Pontecagnano. To go there take the No 34 bus from Piazza Concordia (aka Lungomare Trieste) in Salerno. I took a bus at 9 am and showed the driver my note pad with the cemetery details so he would let me... 更多
The Salerno Allied Cemetery is a CWWG / Commonwealth War Graves site which is nicely sited, been grass and maintained very well. Fitting final resting place and monument to those who perished in / after the invasion of the Italian mainland in 1943. ....
Like all CWWG it is immaculately kept. In the cemetery are nearly 2000 commonwealth dead from nearly exclusively WW2. The majority are British but there are Australian, Canadian, South African, Indian, New Zealand are even a sole Russian. Most are from the allied invasion of Italy in late 1943 when the soft underbelly of Europe proved to be a tough... 更多
As with Commonwealth Cemeteries throughout the world this Cemetery is immaculate. The final resting place of approximateley 1700 Allied servicement... 更多
Visited because my great uncle Edwin Marsh Stockley is buried there. Died of a friendly fire incident on 8th September... 更多