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Beautifully maintained, this cemetery is a touching place to reflect on the sacrifice of those buried here (of the 1,615 graves 1,375 are Canadian) and that lost their lives fighting for a better world at Moro River and Ortona during World War II in late...More
Immaculately maintained and extraordinarily peaceful ground for those who gave their all for us. Went with the father-in-law who’s father fought there and survived, paying homage to his dad’s young friends who made the ultimate sacrifice.
We went there to visit the grave of an uncle who had died in the Battle of Ortona. It is beautifully kept, with manicured green lawns and gorgeous flowers, which were in bloom when we were there. The smell of the mock orange was heavenly....More
Visited Ortona during a cruise around Italy and made a special trip to the Canadian War Cemetery just outside of town. It was a very moving experience; the rows on rows of well maintained white headstones listing the young men from all across Canada who...More
The impact visiting this site is mind blowing. The sacrifice that was made in this battle needs to be remembered. We walked the battle route and then physically understood what these soldiers must have experienced.
If you visit the Museo Battaglia de Ortona honoring Canadian soldiers participating and/or killed in this battle, you should follow it up with a visit to this cemetery. As with all military cemeteries around the world, this final resting place is well kept and inviting....More
If you are Ortona, you must vist the Moro Rivier Canadian War Cemetery. Like every Commonwealth cemetery, it is beautifully maintained and a fitting tribute to the 1615 soldiers (mostly Canadian) that are buried here.
This is a good place to sit and reflect on...More
The Moro River Canadian War Cemetery is a very beautiful immaculately maintained War Cemetery. There is a Cemetery registry and it is not difficult to find the grave location of a particular grave( also check out the Canadian virtual war memorial site). We found our...More