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SAN NICOLA ARCELLA COMMUNAL CEMETERY

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Country:
Italy
Identified Casualties:
1

Location Information

This commune is on the west coast of Calabria located along the SS18, 40 kilometres south of the Lagonegro North exit from the A3 to Reggio. The Commission grave is located in the south-west part of the cemetery, itself 600 metres along the Via del Croce in this small village.

Cemetery Address: Via Ruffilli 87020 - Cosenza (CS).

GPS Co-ordinates: 39.84367, 15.79530.

Visiting Information

Open daily (excluding Mondays) as follows:
1st April to 30th September: 8:00am - 1:00pm and 3:00pm - 8:00pm
1st October to 31st March: 8:00am - 1:00pm and 2:00pm - 5:00pm

For further information and enquiries please contact enquiries@cwgc.org

Historical Information

The Italians entered the war on the Allied side, declaring war on Austria, in May 1915. Commonwealth forces were at the Italian front between November 1917 and November 1918. The Royal and Merchant Navies were active in the Mediterranean and Adriatic throughout the war and many of their dead are buried along the Italian coast.

San Nicola Arcella Communal Cemetery contains one Commonwealth burial of the First World War.