MARIA ADDOLORATA CEMETERY, CASAL DINGLI
- Country Malta
- Total identified casualties 1 Find these casualties
- Casualties from First World War
- GPS Coordinates Latitude: 35.85817, Longitude: 14.38121
The village of Dingli is situated not far from "Dingli Cliffs". Follow road signs to the village of Rabat and from there to Dingli village and then to the Parish Cemetery which is situated in "Triq Maddalena". In this parish cemetery you will find one Commonwealth casualty of the First World War commemorated on a plaque fixed to the wall beside the ossuary. Above the cemetery gates the name of the cemetery is in Latin, i.e. Mater Dolorosa. Cemetery address: Triq Maddalena, Dingli. GPS Co-ordinates: 35.857292, 14.382809.
The cemetery is open Saturday and Sunday only from 7:00am till 5.00pm
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From the spring of 1915, the hospitals and convalescent depots established on the islands of Malta and Gozo dealt with over 135,000 sick and wounded, chiefly from the campaigns in Gallipoli and Salonika, although increased submarine activity in the Mediterranean meant that fewer hospital ships were sent to the island from May 1917.
One Commonwealth casualty of the First World War is commemorated by a plaque beside the ossuary at Maria Addolorata Cemetery.