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PORTO EMPEDOCLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY

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Country:
Italy
Identified Casualties:
1
GPS
CO-Ordinates:
Longitude:
13.52515
Latitude:
37.29296

Location Information

The cemetery is on a hill above the village located at a main cross road junction of the SS115 arriving from Agrigento. This area of traffic lights is called Lanterna plateau). There is parking available in front of the cemetery.

Cemetery Address: Via Granciara - 92014 Porto Empedocle (AG), Sicilia.

GPS Co-ordinates: 37.292031, 527431.

Visiting Information

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.

Porto Empedocle Communal Cemetery contains one Commonwealth burial of the First World War.