PEGLI COMMUNAL CEMETERY

Country Italy
Total identified casualties 1 Find these records
Casualties from First World War

Location Information

The cemetery (also known as San Martino) is close to the Church, 9.6 kilometres West of Genoa. The cemetery lies between Via Beato Martino da Pegli and Villa Pallavicini, 5 (GE). GPS Co-ordinates: 44.428371, 8.17172.


Visiting Information

Cemetery Opening times: Monday to Saturday 7:30am - 5:00pm Sunday and Public holidays 8:00am - 1:00pm For further information and enquiries please contact enquiries@cwgc.org

History 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, and rest camps and medical units were established at various locations in northern Italy behind the front, some of them remaining until 1919. From the Summer of 1917 until late 1918, the Mediterranean lines of communication for the British Salonika Force ran the length of Italy from Taranto in the south-east, to Turin in the north-west. Pegli Communal Cemetery contains one Commonwealth burial of the First World War.

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