Agira Canadian War Cemetery
|Agira Canadian War Cemetery|
|Owned by:||Commonwealth War Graves Commission|
|Number of gravesites:||490|
|Website:||Agira Canadian War Cemetery|
The Agira Canadian War Cemetery is a cemetery in Sicily containing the graves of the Canadians killed during the Sicily campaign of the Second World War.
Agira was taken by the 1st Canadian Division of 28 July 1943 and the site for the war cemetery was chosen in September for the burial of all Canadians who had been killed in the Sicily campaign. Agira Canadian War Cemetery contains 490 Commonwealth burials of the Second World War.
Agira Canadian War Cemetery lies in the Commune of Agira, Province of Enna, in the centre of Sicily. From the autostrada A19, Catania-Palermo, take the exit to Catenanuova. Follow signposts to Regalbuto, then pass Regalbuto, going in the direction of Agira. The Cemetery is then signposted about 12 kilometres from Regalbuto.
"We Rest Here"
The following members of the Royal Canadian Corps of Signals are buried here.