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Salerno War Cemetery

between Battipaglia and Pontecagnano on the north side of the main SS18 coast road | 14 kilometres south of Salerno, 84090 Salerno, Italy
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Immaculately maintained.

Visited Salerno War Cemetery in May to pay respects to the final resting place of the Rev JEG... read more

Reviewed 12 May 2018
Gordon J
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A visit to a family grave.

This is a beautiful cemetery and I visited it to find the grave of a Great Uncle. The cemetery is... read more

Reviewed 25 October 2017
Mark S
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11 May 2018
“Immaculately maintained.”
25 Oct 2017
“A visit to a family grave.”
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between Battipaglia and Pontecagnano on the north side of the main SS18 coast road | 14 kilometres south of Salerno, 84090 Salerno, Italy
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Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

Visited Salerno War Cemetery in May to pay respects to the final resting place of the Rev JEG (Gough) Quinn MC on my maternal grandfather's side of the family who was killed on 23.09.1943. The cemetery is on the No. 8 bus route from Salerno....More

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Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

This is a beautiful cemetery and I visited it to find the grave of a Great Uncle. The cemetery is easy to reach from Salerno. About ten minutes walk from the station is a bus stop and from there the number 8 stops 100 metres...More

2  Thank Mark S
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Reviewed 25 September 2017

We recently drove from Ravello to visit the cemetery only to discover the address and map linked from this entry took us to an industrial estate in the middle of noone where. We did not have internet access to try and find the correct address....More

2  Thank Sheila K
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Reviewed 4 September 2016

visited the English Cemetary while visiting Salerno. I was closed when we got there. We opened the gate and took a few pics, as the sprinklers drenched us. The place is immaculate amd very interesting for war buffs.

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Reviewed 29 June 2016

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...More

3  Thank philipwilson200
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Reviewed 20 June 2016

As with Commonwealth Cemeteries throughout the world this Cemetery is immaculate. The final resting place of approximateley 1700 Allied servicement who died during the Itallian Campaign during WW2, mainly during the landings at Salerno in September 1943 Upon entering the cemetery one encounters a large...More

4  Thank Me_n_my_rucksack
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Reviewed 14 May 2016

The most beautiful setting for the most tragic of reasons. I should be pleased to have my bones rest in such scenic splendour.

1  Thank OLDGIT71
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Reviewed 13 November 2015

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...More

8  Thank IanM31
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Reviewed 2 November 2015

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. ....

Thank David B L
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Reviewed 27 July 2015

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...More

3  Thank Shatnersbasoon75
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