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For Robert Lorimer

We were supposed to be with D. Bruce Lorimer, Robert’s older brother, but he passed away in July... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ottawa, Canada

On our visit to Siciliy my adult son and I, as Canadians, made a point of going to the Canadian War... read more

Reviewed 23 June 2018
David L
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“For Robert Lorimer”
22 Jun 2018
Contrada Pennino Buterno, Agira, Sicily, Italy
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were supposed to be with D. Bruce Lorimer, Robert’s older brother, but he passed away in July. Instead six of us, including Bruce’s 2 children went to view the gravesite of an uncle who served in the seaforth Highlsnders and died on August 5th,...More

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Reviewed 23 June 2018 via mobile

On our visit to Siciliy my adult son and I, as Canadians, made a point of going to the Canadian War Cementary in Agira. It is a beautiful spot overlooking a lake with Mount Etna in the background. In the world of "me" we find...More

1  Thank David L
Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

So many young Canadian men died in Sicily and this cemetery rightly honors them. War is devastating and I hope we learn from it. May we promote peace instead of conflict.

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Reviewed 10 October 2017

I have been visiting Sicily with various parties over the years and the biggest wow is regularly reserved for the siting of this cemetery. A Border terrier and a Lab greeted us this last time obviously used to picking up tit bits. Avoid feeding them...More

Thank CJeremyL
Reviewed 7 April 2016

We found this place by accident after taking a detour off the motorway. We stopped for a coffee in the ancient hill town of Agira ( watch your wing mirrors) and saw the sign. My travelling companion was Canadian so we just had to go...More

1  Thank NorthWestLulu
Reviewed 11 March 2016

"The Hills of Sicily. Everywhere ruined castles remind us that, for thousands of years, invaders have visited terrible violence on this beautiful land, but, beneath this castle at Agira, is a lonely cemetery, a reminder of a bloody struggle of our time. Towards twilight, the...More

4  Thank rdr49
Reviewed 23 September 2015

Should you wish for a memorable break from the motorway drive from Catania to Enna then you would be surprisingly hard not to be moved by a visit to the Canadian Commonwealth War Graves Cemetery at Agira. Here lie all the Canadians killed on Sicily...More

1  Thank CJeremyL
Reviewed 15 October 2014

My wife and I hired a taxi driver,guide,Roberto to take us to the Canadian War Cemetary,near Agira,Enna.It's not that easy to find and we were glad to have Roberto,and his knowledge of the area.He was very good at his job,and sent us pictures of us...More

6  Thank John D
Reviewed 14 November 2013

We made a special trip to the cemetery and highly recommend that any Canadians that visit Sicily make it a must see. Almost 500 young Canadian men are buried there so we could have the life we do today. This year was the 70th anniversary...More

1  Thank Clifford W
Reviewed 26 October 2013

We took a wonderful half-day excursion to the Canadian War Cemetary in Agira when our cruise ship visited Catania. This is a beautiful memorial for the 496 Canadian soldiers and airmen who lost their lives in battle during the Second World War Allied invasion of...More

5  Thank rophili
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