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Francesco Di Santo


Di Santo, Francesco. b. January 5, 1898, Grumo Appula Bari, Italy, to the US January 25, 1921, naturalized April 8, 1946, Italian American, Roman Catholic, Served with the 45th Division, XII BDE “Garibaldi”, in the Artillery, After leaving Spain was imprisoned in the Camp de St. Cyprien; d. June 8, 1978; arrived at Ellis Island aboard the Duca Degli Abruzzi in 1921 with $25 in his pocket from Naples, Campagnia, Italy; received a medal upon his discharge from the IB which was inscribed Medalla de las Brigadas internacionales 20 Octubre 1938
Barcelona, 20 de Noviemre de 1938
al Artillero Francesco Di Santo


Source: Italian, AICVAS, Family.

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Last Name Di Santo
First/Middle Name Francesco
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