Italian Prisoners-of-War - WWII

 

Angelo ALVISI, Primo Aviere, 33o Gruppo, 11o Stormo, crewmember of a Savoia S.79 bomber baled out into the sea, 26th June 1940

Savoia-Marchetti S.79

Luigi AMORINELLI, aged 23 years, from Genoa. Taken prisoner in January 1941

Francesco ANTONELLI, Tenente, 60a Squadriglia, 33o Gruppo, 9o Stormo, Pilot of a Cant-Z1007 floatplane, shot down and died 7th July 1942

S.D. ANTONOISE, Wireless Operator, of a Cant-Z.1007 floatplane. His body was picked up from the sea by a RAF Launch 6th July 1942

Luigi ARMANINO, Capitano, 88a Squadriglia, 6o Gruppo, 1o Stormo, Macchi MC.200 fighter pilot shot down 9th January 1941. He was rescued but wounded and taken to hospital as a prisoner

Domenico BALDRATI, Sottotenente, 59a Squadriglia, 33o Gruppo, Pilot of a Cant Z.1007 floatplane. The son of Giovanni (deceased) and Annunziata Fabbri, of Ravenna, born 17th February 1916. Unmarried. Taken prisoner 

Alfredo BALSAMO, Sottotenente, 216a Squadriglia, 34o Stormo, Crew man of a Savoia S.79 bomber making a reconnaissance flight, shot down on 22nd June 1940, and taken prisoner

Luigi BARLA, Sergente Palombaro, Italian Navy, in a two man human torpedo boat, captured in the E-boat attack on Grand Harbour 26th July 1941

Catello BARRETTA, Aviere, 59a Squadriglia, 33o Gruppo, Bomb Aimer of a Cant Z.1007 floatplane. Taken prisoner. The son of Gerardo and Fortuna Russo, born 30th June 1921. Unmarried. His parents lived Via Guglielmo Marconi 58, Castellmare di Stabia, Naples. 

Otello BATTINI, Silurista, Italian Navy, taken prisoner after the E-boat attack on Grand Harbour 26th July 1941

Andrea BAUDONE, Sergente Maggiore, 156o Gruppo Autonomo, pilot of a Fiat CR.42 fighter aircraft shot down and died on 1st February 1941

Fiat CR 42

Giuseppe BECARRIA, Tenente, 23o Gruppo Autonomo, Fiat CR.42 fighter pilot, died when his aircraft crashed in flames into the sea 26th November 1940. His body was recovered and buried in Pembroke Military cemetery

Dante BECHERUCCI, Sergente, 192a Squadriglia, 87o Gruppo, 30o Stormo, crew member of a Savoia S.79 aircraft died when it crashed in flames offshore on 10th July 1940

Aldo BELLENZIER, Tenente, Pilot of Cant Z.501 floatplane, tricked into landing near the island of Comino on the night of 25th January 1941, and taken prisoner. Married, his wife Vera lived at Via Enna 9, Catania

Francesco BELLOMIA, Crewmember of a Cant Z.501 floatplane, tricked into landing near the island of Comino on the night of 25th January 1941, and taken prisoner. His father Vincenzo Bellomia lived at Via Ibla 6, Syracuse

Mario BENEDETTI, Tenente, 74a Squadriglia, 23o Gruppo Autonomo, the Pilot of a Fiat CR.42 fighter, shot down and died when his plane crashed on 16th July 1940. He was 24 years old, and his father was the Commissioner of Police in Genoa. He was buried in the afternoon of 16th July 1940 in Imtarfa

Vittorio BERTOCCINI, Sottotenente, 74a Squadriglia, 23o Gruppo Autonomo, the Pilot of a Fiat CR.42 fighter, shot down 12th June 1941

Renzo BOCCONI, Sergente Maggiore, 75a Squadriglia, Fiat CR.42 fighter Pilot, baled out from his damaged aircraft, landed in the sea and was rescued, 24th August 1940. He was taken prisoner. Aged 25 years from Florence where his father lived, and his fiancée Anna Andorna lived in Turin

Giovanni (Ugo) BONANNO, Primo Aviere, 99o Gruppo, 43o Stormo, Air Gunner of a Fiat BR.20M aircraft on bombing raid on Hal Far Airfield, shot down and died 8th June 1941

Pietro BONFATTI, Tenente, 73a Squadriglia, 9o Gruppo, 4o Stormo, Pilot of a Macchi 202 fighter. His aircraft was shot down and he died 22nd November 1941

Carlo BOSIO, born in Genoa 11th December 1916. Sottotenente di Vascello, Italian Navy, died in the E-boat attack on Grand Harbour 26th July 1941. Awarded the Medaglia d'oro al Valor Militare

Enrico BOTTI, Sergente Maggiore, 10o Gruppo, 4o Stormo, Pilot of a Macchi MC.200 fighter shot down and died 17th July 1941

Giuseppe BRACCO, Tenente, Italian Navy. Picked up by a Sunderland Flying Boat, from an Italian submarine attacked 29th June 1940. Taken prisoner

Vittorio BRAGADIN, Sottotenente, 238a Squadriglia, 96o Gruppo Autonomo, Pilot of a Ju.87 Stuka dive bomber, shot down and died 5th November 1941

Nello BRAMBILLA, Tenente Colonello, 99o Gruppo, 43o Stormo, shot down and died in a Fiat BR.20M bomber attacking Valletta in early hours of 6th August 1941

Raffaele BRANDI, Tenente, 195a Squadriglia, 90o Gruppo, 30o Stormo, Crewman of Savoia S.79 bomber missing in action, 10th November 1940

Antonio BRASCHI, Primo Aviere, Crewman of a Cant-Z.1007, shot down 10th May 1942

BRISSOLESE, Sottotenente, 208a Squadriglia, 101o Gruppo Autonomo, the Pilot of a Ju.87 Stuka dive bomber shot down and died during the night of 25th/26th September 1941

Amleto BRUTTINI, Aviere, 238a Squadriglia, 96o Gruppo Autonomo, Air Gunner in a Ju.87 Stuka shot down by Anti Aircraft gunfire and died 5th November 1941

Giuseppe BURATTI, Aviere Scelto, 60a Squadriglia, 33o Gruppo, 9o Stormo, Crewman of a Cant-Z.1007 floatplane, shot down and died 7th July 1942

Silla BUSSAGLIA, Primo Aviere, 192a Squadriglia, 87o Gruppo, 30o Stormo, Crew member of a Savoia S.79 aircraft died when it crashed in flames offshore on 10th July 1940

Felice BUSSOLIN, Sottotenente, 73a Squadriglia, 9o Gruppo, 4o Stormo, Pilot of a Macchi MC.202 fighter shot down and died 1st November 1941

Aldo BUVOLI, Maresciallo, Pilot. Born 29th June 1916 in Mantova, the son of Ennio Buvoli and Ida Mainoldi. Shot down and taken prisoner

Fiorenzo CAPRIOTTI, Italian Navy, taken prisoner after the E-boat attack on Grand Harbour 26th July 1941

Aristide CARABELLI, Sottotenente, Italian Navy, born in Milan 9th December 1916. Took part in the E-boat attack on Grand Harbour and died 26th July 1941

Francesco CARABELLESE, Aviere Scelto, 14a Squadriglia, 4o Gruppo Autonomo, of a Savoia S.84 shot down and died 12th May 1942

Luigi CARATOZZOLO, 1st Mate, m.v. D'Annunzio, captured and taken prisoner 1942

Giovanni CASADIO, Sottotenente, 60a Squadriglia, 33o Gruppo, 9o Stormo, second Pilot of a Cant-Z.1007 floatplane, shot down and died 7th July 1942

Luigi CASTELANNI, Primo Aviere, crew member of a Cant Z.501 floatplane, tricked into landing near the island of Comino on the night of 25th January 1941, and taken prisoner. His father Nazzareno Castelanni, lived at Via Cassero 56, San Eraclio, Foligno, Umbria

Luigi CATANI, Sergente Maggiore, 237a Squadriglia, 96o Gruppo Autonomo, Ju.87 Stuka dive bomber Pilot shot down on 17th September 1940, and picked up from the sea and taken prisoner. He was 25 years old, and his mother lived in Rome

Carinello CATANIA, Italian Navy, taken prisoner after the E-boat attack on Grand Harbour 26th July 1941

Francesco CAVALLI, Sottotenente, 70a Squadriglia, 23o Gruppo Autonomo, Pilot of a Fiat CR.42 aircraft shot down on 17th September 1940. He managed to bale out, and parachuted to safety. After landing he was taken prisoner. He was born in Catania, and his mother still lived there

Remo CAZZOLLI, Tenente, 152a Squadriglia, 2o Gruppo Autonomo, Reggiane Re2001 Pilot, shot down 18th May 1942. Crash landed in his aircraft, badly injured taken to hospital, as a prisoner. He was 28 years old, the son of Ernesto and Carmela Collini. His father lived at 40 Via Antonio Rosmini, Trento

Renato CECCHI, Chief Engineer, m.v. D'Annunzio, captured and taken prisoner 1942

Arrigo CESOLINI, Tenente, 116o Gruppo, 37oStormo, BR.20M Bomber Pilot, failed to return from a mission over Malta, 19th November 1941

Ennio CHERICI, Tenente, 151a Squadriglia, 20o Gruppo, 51o Stormo, Macchi C.202 Pilot shot down 2nd July 1942. He baled out, was rescued from the sea and taken prisoner

Fabrizio CHERUBINI, Tenente, 353a Squadriglia, Pilot of a MC.202 fighter, shot down and died 7th July 1942

Antioco Giovanni CHESSA, Primo Aviere, 192a Squadriglia, 87o Gruppo, 30o Stormo, crewmember of a Savoia S.79 aircraft died when it crashed in flames offshore on 10th July 1940

Antonio CHIODI, Capitano, 75a Squadriglia, Pilot of a Fiat CR.42 fighter, shot down and died 31st July 1940, when his aircraft crashed into the sea

Renato CHIODO, Italian Navy, taken prisoner after the E-boat attack on Grand Harbour 26th July 1941

Armando CIBIN, Tenente, 7o Gruppo, 54o Stormo, Pilot of a MC.200 fighter shot down 30th June 1941 and crashed into the sea

Alessandro CIFARI, Maresciallo, was the co-pilot of a Cant-Z506B floatplane, taking four Royal Air Force prisoners from Greece to Italy, on 29th July 1942. The RAF men overpowered the Italian crew and close to Sicily instructed the pilot to change course for Malta and to land the plane in St. Paul's Bay, which he did. Four Italian airmen were taken prisoner along with a Corporal in the Carabiniere

Raffaele CIMINI, Italian Navy, died in the E-boat attack on Grand Harbour 26th July 1941

Francesco COASSIN, Italian Navy, taken prisoner after the E-boat attack on Grand Harbour 26th July 1941

Luigi COLOMBO, Aviere, 59a Squadriglia, 33o Gruppo, Wireless Operator of a Cant Z.1007 floatplane. Taken prisoner. The son of Cesare and Petrolina Benelli, born 28th July 1921. Unmarried. His parents lived at Morciano di Romagna, Forti.

Alberto CONSTANINI, 277a Squadriglia, 116o Gruppo Autonomo, Air Gunner in a Fiat BR20M bomber, shot down and died 17th June 1942

Luigi CONTARINI, Sergente, 90a Squadriglia, 10o Gruppo, 4o Stormo, Macchi C.200 fighter Pilot shot down 4th September 1941

Luigi CONTE, Sergente, 194a Squadriglia, 30o Stormo, Air Gunner, shot down and taken prisoner, 28th November 1940. Born in Cerignola, near Foggia, in 1915. His wife Crelia Conte lived at Via Cerignola 25, Foggia

Luigi CONTE, Primo Aviere, 14a Squadriglia, 4o Gruppo Autonomo, Air Gunner of a Savoia S.84 shot down 12th May 1942

Francesco COSTA, Tenente di Vascello, Italian Navy, captured 26th July 1941, when he was part of two-man human torpedo boat part of the E-boat attack on Grand Harbour

Luigi COSTANTINI, Italian Navy, died in the E-boat attack on Grand Harbour 26th July 1941

Romolo CRISTIANI, Sergente Maggiore, 14a Squadriglia, 4o Gruppo Autonomo, Pilot of a Savoia S.84, shot down and died 4th July 1942

Salvatore CUSIMANO, Italian Navy, died in the E-boat attack on Grand Harbour 26th July 1941

Bernardino DALLE NAGARE, Capitano, Commander of the 65a Squadriglia, 31o Gruppo, 43o Stormo, bomber Pilot, shot down by Anti Aircraft gunfire and died 7th August 1941

Neri DE BENEDETTI, Sottotenente, 90a Squadriglia, 10o Gruppo, 4o Stormo, Pilot of a MC.200 fighter, shot down into the sea, and picked up by a Swordfish float plane from the Kalafrana Rescue base, and taken prisoner 27th June 1941 

Silvio DE GIORGI, Tenente, Pilot of a Macchi C.200 fighter shot down 25th July 1941 and crashed into the sea, but rescued by a RAF Launch

Francesco DE LOSA, Sub-Lieutenant, Italian Navy, Cant Z.501 floatplane, tricked into landing near the island of Comino on the night of 25th January 1941, and taken prisoner. His mother Aurelia De Losa lived at Corso Dante 38, Chiavari, near Genoa

Salvatore DE MARIA, Sottotenente, Crewman of a Cant-Z.1007, shot down 10th May 1942

Amadeo DE VANNA, Sergente, 2nd Pilot of a Savoia S.79 bomber, taken prisoner in 1942

DEGIGLIO, Sottotenente, 145a Squadriglia, Libyan Command, shot down and died 12th October 1940 

Gaio DEL CERRO, Sottotenente, 30o Stormo, Pilot of a Savoia S.79 bomber shot down 28th November 1940 and taken prisoner. He was born in Rome in 1915. His mother lived at Via Stimira 24, Rome

Nicola DELL'OLIO, Tenente, 201a Squadriglia, 92o Gruppo, 39o Stormo, Savoia S.79 bomber Pilot, shot down 4th September 1940

Carlo DESLEX, Tenente, 280a Squadriglia, 130o Gruppo Autonomo, S.79 Savoia bomber Pilot shot down into the sea, 27th September 1941

Francesco DI GIORGIO, Primo Aviere, 70a Squadriglia, Gunner in a Fiat CR.42 fighter shot down near Filfla and died on 17th September 1940. His body was recovered by a RAF Launch and buried in Pembroke Military cemetery. He was 27 years old, from Sicily

Bruno DI PAULI, Sergente Maggiore, Macchi MC.202 fighter, picked up from the sea 23rd July 1942. Born in Venice 10th December 1915. His family lived in Udine

Armando DIMA, Primo Aviere, 145a Squadriglia, Libyan Command, shot down and died 12th October 1940 

 Alberto DOLLFUS, Tenente, Pilot of a Savoia S.79 bomber, taken prisoner in 1942

Firmino DONIZOTTI, Sergente Maggiore, 145a Squadriglia, Libyan Command, shot down and taken prisoner 12th October 1940 

Calogero DRAGOTTA, Sergente, 60a Squadriglia, 33o Gruppo, 9o Stormo, Crew man of a Cant-Z.1007 floatplane, shot down and died 7th July 1942

 Luciano FABBRI, Maresciallo, 193a Squadriglia, Pilot of a Savoia S.79, shot down into the sea. He was rescued by a RAF Launch and taken prisoner, 9th June 1941. He was born in Rimini, 13th December 1912

Bruno FALCOMATA, born in Naples 11th August 1911. Capitano Medico, Italian Navy, died during the E-boat attack on Grand Harbour 26th July 1941

Antonio FANIGIULO, Sottotenente, 145a Squadriglia, Libyan Command, shot down and taken prisoner 12th October 1940 

Adolfo FERRARI, Tenente, 257a Squadriglia, 108o Gruppo, 36o Stormo, Pilot of a Savoia S.79 bomber shot down 8th October 1940 

Pietro FERRI, Tenente, 36o Stormo, Pilot of a Savoia S.79 shot down by Anti-Aircraft gunfire and died 13th July 1940

Felice FILIPPI, Sottotenente, 195a Squadriglia, 90o Gruppo, 30o Stormo, Pilot of a Savoia S.79 shot down and died 10th July 1940

Alessandro FOLLIERI, Italian Navy, taken prisoner after the E-boat attack on Grand Harbour 26th July 1941

Roberto FRASSETTO, was born in Naples on 25th November 1917. Sottotenente di Vascello, Italian Navy, took part in the E-boat attack on Grand Harbour 26th July 1941, he was captured and taken prisoner

Federico FUCERTOLA, Italian Navy, died in the E-boat attack on Grand Harbour 26th July 1941

Umberto GABRIELLI, Sottotenente, Observer, missing in action, 10th November 1940

Antonio GALATI, Sottotenente, 259a Squadriglia, 109o Gruppo, 36o Stormo, S.84 Pilot crashed into the sea and died 18th December 1941.

Ruggero GALLINA, Sergente Maggiore, 76a Squadriglia, 7o Gruppo, 54o Stormo, MC.200 fighter Pilot shot down and died 26th July 1941

Bruno GANDOLFI, Aviere Scelto, 277a Squadriglia, 116o Gruppo Autonomo, First Engineer in a Fiat BR20M bomber, shot down and died 17th June 1942

Goffredo GASTALDI, Maggiore, 109o Gruppo, 36o Stormo, Crewman on a S.84, crashed into the sea, and died 18th December 1941

Angelo GATTI, Sergente Maggiore, 238a Squadriglia, 96o Gruppo Autonomo, Gunner of a Ju.87 Stuka dive bomber, shot down and died 5th November 1941

Faliero GELLI, Sergente Maggiore, 378a Squadriglia, 155o Gruppo, 51o Stormo, Pilot of a Macchi C.202, shot down and injured in the crash landing 27th July 1942. Taken prisoner

Giovanni GENOVESE, Primo Aviere, 14a Squadriglia, 4o Gruppo Autonomo, Mechanic in a Savoia S.84, shot down and died 4th July 1942

Giuseppe GERMANO, Tenente, Italian Navy. Picked up by a Sunderland Flying Boat, from an Italian submarine attacked 29th June 1940. Taken prisoner

Manca GESUINO, Sergente Maggiore, 14a Squadriglia, 4o Gruppo Autonomo, Second Pilot of a Savoia S.84, shot down and died 4th July 1942

Pietro Natale GIANINI, Primo Aviere, 239a Squadriglia, 102o Gruppo, 5o Stormo, Wireless Operator of a Ju.87 Stuka, shot down and died during the night 24th/25th June 1942

Mario GIOBBE, Capitano di Corvetta, Italian Navy, died 26th July 1941 during the E-boat attack on Grand Harbour

Celestino GIOVANNINI, Aviere Scelto, Crewman of a Cant-Z.1007, shot down 10th May 1942

A. GIRANDOLA, of the Regia Aeronautica. His body was recovered from the sea by HMS Coral

Pietro GORI, Sergente Maggiore, 192a Squadriglia, 87o Gruppo, 30o Stormo, crew member of a Savoia S.79 aircraft died when it crashed in flames offshore on 10th July 1940

Giuseppe GRANZOTO, Sergente Maggiore, 257a Squadriglia, 108o Gruppo, 36o Stormo. His body was washed ashore 15th October 1940, and buried the next day in Pembroke Military cemetery

Giuseppe GUGLIELMO, Diver, Italian Navy. On 18th May 1942 he was dropped from a naval torpedo boat in Marsascala Bay to investigate the beach defences. He could not locate the boat to collect him so went ashore where he was taken prisoner

Ottone HIRSCH, Midshipman, Italian Navy. Picked up by a Sunderland Flying Boat, from an Italian submarine attacked 29th June 1940. Taken prisoner

Ezio IACONNE, Sergente Maggiore, 70a Squadriglia, 23o Gruppo Autonomo, the Pilot of a CR.42 fighter, baled out of his damaged aircraft, 19th January 1941

Maurizio IANNUCCI, Sottotenente, 352a Squadriglia, 20o Gruppo, 51o Stormo, Pilot of a Macchi C.202 fighter, shot down and died 13th October 1942

Macchi C.202 Folgore

Macchi C.202 Folgore

Giuseppe JANNOLI, Italian Navy, taken prisoner after the E-boat attack on Grand Harbour 26th July 1941

Lino LAGI, Maresciallo, 79a Squadriglia, 6o Gruppo, 1o Stormo, Pilot of a Macchi C.200 fighter aircraft, shot down and died 25th September 1940. His body was washed ashore and he was buried in Pembroke Military cemetery 

Abramo Giuseppe LANZARINI, Sergente, 72a Squadriglia, 17o Gruppo, 1o Stormo, Pilot of a Macchi C.200 fighter aircraft, died 2nd November 1940 when he baled out and his parachute failed to open correctly. He was born 24th April 1918, at St.Giovanni, Persiceto

Olinto LENTINI, Sergente, Sottotenente, 277a Squadriglia, 116o Gruppo Autonomo, Second Pilot of a Fiat BR.20M bomber, shot down and died 17th June 1942

Eugenio LEOTTA, Tenente Colonello, Commander of 4o Stormo, MC.202 Macchi fighter Pilot shot down into the sea during an attack on Grand Harbour, 25th October 1941

Francesco LIBERTI, Sottotenente, 98a Squadriglia, 7o Gruppo, 54o Stormo, Pilot of a Macchi C.200 fighter, managed to bale out from his damaged aircraft, but died when his parachute failed to open, 25th July 1941

T. LOSI, Sergente, Engineer, was a crewmember of a Cant-Z506B floatplane, taking four Royal Air Force prisoners from Greece to Italy, on 29th July 1942. The RAF men overpowered the Italian crew and close to Sicily instructed the pilot to change course for Malta and to land the plane in St. Paul's Bay, which he did. Four Italian airmen were taken prisoner along with a Corporal in the Carabiniere

Giovanni LOZZARI, Sergente, 194a Squadriglia, 30o Stormo, 2nd Pilot, shot down and died 28th November 1940

Giovanni LUNATI, Aviere Scelto, 14a Squadriglia, 4o Gruppo Autonomo, Photographer in a Savoia S.84, shot down and died 4th July 1942

Giorgio MAGLICH, Italian Navy, died in the E-boat attack on Grand Harbour 26th July 1941

Luigi Illica MAGNANI, Sottotenente, 192a Squadriglia, 87o Gruppo, 30o Stormo, Pilot of a Savoia S.79 aircraft died when he crashed in flames offshore on 10th July 1940

Gian Paolo MANTOVANI, Tenente, 7o Gruppo, 54o Stormo, MC.200 fighter Pilot shot down and died 4th July 1941

Tomaso MARCANTONIO, Primo Aviere, 116o Gruppo, 37o Stormo, Wireless Operator in a Fiat BR.20M bomber raiding Malta during the night of 31st October/1st November 1941. His plane was shot down, but he managed to bale out and was rescued from the sea by a RAF Launch. He was taken as a prisoner. He was born in Carinola, near Naples, 2nd November 1917, the son of Angelo Marcantonio

Vittorio MARCHISIO, Italian Navy, taken prisoner after the E-boat attack on Grand Harbour 26th July 1941

Lamberto MARIANI, Primo Aviere, 193a Squadriglia, Crewman of a Savoia S.79 bomber, shot down into the sea and died 9th June 1941

 Arturo MARONI, Petty Officer, Italian Navy. Picked up by a Sunderland Flying Boat, from an Italian submarine attacked 29th June 1940. Taken prisoner

Marc Nicola MASCELLARO, Aviere Scelto, 193a Squadriglia, Crewman of a Savoia S.79 bomber, shot down into the sea and died 9th June 1941

 Mario MASSINI, Tenente, 10o Stormo, Pilot of a Savoia S.79 bomber shot down and died 16th July 1941

Gaetano MASTRODICASA, Tenente, was the Pilot of a Cant-Z506B floatplane, taking four Royal Air Force prisoners from Greece to Italy, on 29th July 1942. The RAF men overpowered the Italian crew and close to Sicily instructed the pilot to change course for Malta and to land the plane in St. Paul's Bay, which he did. Four Italian airmen were taken prisoner along with a Corporal in the Carabiniere

Giovanni MAURO, 216a Squadriglia, 34o Stormo, Crewman of a Savoia S.79 bomber shot down and died 22nd June 1940

Guglielmo MAZZOLENIS, Sergente Maggiore, 99o Gruppo, 43o Stormo, Second Pilot of a Fiat BR.20M aircraft on bombing raid on Hal Far Airfield, shot down 8th June 1941. He survived and was taken prisoner. He was born on 26th May 1911 in Montebelluna, near Treviso. Married, his wife Franca Casadio lived at Via Valtellino 68, Milan

Gianpiero MENCIONE, 216a Squadriglia, 34o Stormo, Crewman of a Savoia S.79 Bomber shot down and died 22nd June 1940

Benedetto MENOTTI, Primo Aviere, 59a Squadriglia, 33o Gruppo, Flight Mechanic of a Cant Z.1007 floatplane. Taken prisoner. The son of Bernardo and Maria Provini, born 7th April 1915. Unmarried. His parents lived at Gaggio de Cadegliano, Varese.

Umberto MICHELI, Primo Aviere, 193a Squadriglia, Crewman of a Savoia S.79 bomber, shot down into the sea and died 9th June 1941

Francesco MINUTO, Primo Aviere, 99o Gruppo, 43o Stormo, Wireless Operator of a Fiat BR.20M aircraft on bombing raid on Hal Far Airfield, shot down and died 8th June 1941. He was buried in Pembroke Military cemetery. The son of Pasquale Minuto, born 15th September 1917 in Paola, Calabria

Vittorio MOCCAGATTA, born in Bologna 11th November 1903. Capitano, Italian Navy, of the Motor Torpedo Boat MAS 452 died in the E-boat attack on Grand Harbour 26th July 1961. From this attack, the bodies of fifteen dead men were recovered and three officers and fifteen ratings were taken as prisoners

Lamberto MOLINELLI, Sergente Maggiore, 88a Squadriglia, 6o Gruppo Autonomo, Pilot of a MC.200 fighter aircraft, shot down 23rd June 1940. He baled out into the sea and was rescued and taken prisoner. He was taken to Imtarfa Hospital. He was 24 years old, and his family lived in Ancona

Giulio MOLTENI, Tenente, 193a Squadriglia, 87o Gruppo, 30o Stormo, Pilot of a Macchi S.79 bomber, shot down 18th December 1940, and crashed into the sea

Vincenzo MONTANARI, Italian Navy, taken prisoner after the E-boat attack on Grand Harbour 26th July 1941

Mario MONTINARIO, Italian Navy, taken prisoner after the E-boat attack on Grand Harbour 26th July 1941

Franco MORA, 233a Squadriglia, 59o Gruppo, 41o Stormo, Crewman of a Macchi S.79 bomber, shot down and missing 7th July 1940

Enzo MURATORI, Sergente Maggiore, 195a Squadriglia, 90o Gruppo, 30o Stormo, member of the crew of a Savoia S.79 bomber shot down and died 10th July 1940

Mario NASONI, Tenente, 6o Gruppo Autonomo, Pilot of a Macchi C.200 fighter shot down into the sea and died on a reconnaissance flight 4th October 1940

Furio Doglio NICLOT, Capitano, 151a Squadriglia, shot down and died 27th July 1942

Sergio ORSINGHER, Aviere Scelto, 14a Squadriglia, 4o Gruppo Autonomo, Crewman of a Savoia S.84 shot down 12th May 1942

Cesare OTTAVINI, Aviere Scelto, 195a Squadriglia, 90o Gruppo, 30o Stormo, member of the crew of a Savoia S.79 bomber shot down and died 10th July 1940

Fulvio PAPALIA, Sottotenente, 239a Squadriglia, 102o Gruppo, 5o Stormo, Pilot of a Ju.87 Stuka, shot down during the night 24th/25th June 1942, and taken prisoner. The son of Sebastiano Papalia and Carolina Carbone. His mother lived at 58 Via Napoleone III, Rome

Tindaro PARATORE, Italian Navy, taken prisoner in the E-boat attack on Grand Harbour 26th July 1941

G. Battista PARODI, Italian Navy, died in E-boat attack on Grand Harbour 26th July 1941

Gino PASCALIZZI, Primo Aviere, 14a Squadriglia, 4o Gruppo Autonomo, Armourer in a Savoia S.84, shot down and died 4th July 1942

Macchi C.200 Saetta

Macchi C.200 fighter

Andrea Della PASQUA, Sottotenente, 9o Gruppo, 4o Stormo, Macchi C.200 fighter Pilot shot down 4th September 1941

Vittorio PAZUT, Primo Aviere, 145a Squadriglia, Libyan Command, shot down and taken prisoner 12th October 1940 

Alcide PEDRETTI, born in Fivizzano, near La Spezia, 17th June 1913. Secondo Capo Palombaro, Italian Navy, died when he took part in the E-boat attack on Grand Harbour 26th July 1941

Enrico PEDRINI, Italian Navy, taken prisoner after the E-boat attack on Grand Harbour 26th July 1941

Arduino PELLESCHI, Aviere Scelto, 14a Squadriglia, 4o Gruppo Autonomo, Wireless Operator of a Savoia S.84, aged 24 years. He baled out of his damaged aircraft 4th July 1942 and parachuted into the sea. He was rescued by a RAF Launch and taken prisoner. His wounds needed hospital treatment and he lost one of his hands. Born 4th November 1918 the son of Giuseppe Pelleschi and Clorinda Biagi 

Gustavo PETRAI, Primo Aviere, 14a Squadriglia, 4o Gruppo Autonomo, Crewman of a Savoia S.84 shot down 12th May 1942

Gaetano PISARRA, Primo Aviere, 60a Squadriglia, 33o Gruppo, 9o Stormo, Crew man of a Cant-Z.1007 floatplane, shot down and died 7th July 1942

Antonio PLAMIERE, Aviere Scelto, 193a Squadriglia, Crewman of a Savoia S.79 bomber, shot down into the sea and died 9th June 1941

Mario PLUDA, Capitano, Macchi C.202 fighter Pilot, in command of 73a Squadriglia, 9o Gruppo, 4o Stormo, died 8th November 1941, when he was shot down during an attack on Grand Harbour. His body was recovered and buried in Pembroke Military Cemetery

Alberto PORCARELLI, Sergente Maggiore, 151a Squadriglia, 20o Gruppo, 51o Stormo, Macchi C.202 fighter Pilot. Shot down and died 2nd July 1942

Enzo RADINI, Capitano, Pilot of MC.202 fighter aircraft, picked up from the sea by RAF Launch 13th October 1942

Sergio REGGIANI, Tenente, 99o Gruppo, 43o Stormo, Pilot of a Fiat BR.20M aircraft on bombing raid on Hal Far Airfield, shot down 8th June 1941. He survived and was taken prisoner. He was born on 9th December 1914 in Forli, and his mother lived at Corso Amando Diaz 64, Forli

File:Fiat BR.20M.jpg

Fiat BR.20M

Vittorio REY, Primo Aviere, Crewman of a Cant-Z.1007, shot down 10th May 1942

Eugenio RIVOLTA, Sergente, 14a Squadriglia, 4o Gruppo Autonomo, member of a Savoia S.84 crew, died 12th May 1942. His body was recovered

Domenico ROBILOTTA, Tenente, Crewman of a Cant-Z.1007, shot down 10th May 1942

Carlo ROMAGNOLI, Tenente Colonello, Commander of 10o Gruppo, 4o Stormo, Macchi C.200 fighter Pilot, shot down 4th September 1941

Antonio ROMEO, Sottotenente, 99o Gruppo, 43o Stormo, Pilot of a Fiat BR.20M bomber shot down 6th August 1941

Orazio RUBBINI, Sergente, 59a Squadriglia, 33o Gruppo, 2nd Pilot of a Cant Z.1007 floatplane. Taken prisoner. The son of Dante and Adagisa Benassi, born 23rd March 1919. Unmarried. His parents lived at Via Benghazi 81, Bologna.

Pietro RUBINO, Air Gunner of a Savoia S.79 bomber, taken prisoner in 1942

Giovanni RUGGERO, 277a Squadriglia, 116o Gruppo Autonomo, Wireless Operator in a Fiat BR20M bomber, shot down and died 17th June 1942

Aldo RUGGIERI, Sottotenente, 277a Squadriglia, 116o Gruppo Autonomo, Pilot of a Fiat BR20M bomber, shot down and died 17th June 1942

Giuseppe SANGUETTOLI, Sergente, 74a Squadriglia, Fiat CR.42 fighter Pilot shot down and died 20th April 1941

Giulio SCARCIELLA Sergente Carabiniere on a Cant-Z506B floatplane, taking four Royal Air Force prisoners from Greece to Italy, on 29th July 1942. The RAF men overpowered the Italian crew and close to Sicily instructed the pilot to change course for Malta and to land the plane in St. Paul's Bay, which he did. Four Italian airmen were also taken prisoner

Giorgio SCIOLETTE, Italian Navy, taken prisoner after the E-boat attack on Grand Harbour 26th July 1941

Marcello SCHISANO, Aviere Scelto, Wireless Operator of a Cant-Z506B floatplane, taking four Royal Air Force prisoners from Greece to Italy, on 29th July 1942. The RAF men overpowered the Italian crew and close to Sicily instructed the pilot to change course for Malta and to land the plane in St. Paul's Bay, which he did. Four Italian airmen were taken prisoner along with a Corporal in the Carabiniere

Italy's Cant Z.506B Airone

Cant-Z506B floatplane

Alfredo SCLAVO, Sergente, 90a Squadriglia, 10o Gruppo, 4o Stormo, Pilot of a Macchi MC.200 fighter, shot down and died 27th June 1941

Vinicio Vego SCOCCO, Tenente, 14a Squadriglia, 4o Gruppo Autonomo, Pilot of a Savoia, shot down 12th May 1942

Antonio SERAFINI, Primo Aviere, 195a Squadriglia, 90o Gruppo, 30o Stormo, member of the crew of a Savoia S.79 bomber shot down and died 10th July 1940

Francesco SOLIMENA, Tenente, 216a Squadriglia, 53o Gruppo, 34o Stormo, based at Catania. Pilot of a Savoia S.79 bomber making a reconnaissance flight, shot down on 22nd June 1940, and taken prisoner. He was 24 years old, from Naples

Edoardo STANGL, Italian Navy, taken prisoner after the E-boat attack on Grand Harbour 26th July 1941

Annibale STERZI, Capitano, 358a Squadriglia, 2o Gruppo Autonomo, Pilot of a Reggiane Re2001, shot down and died 26th May 1942

Reggiane Re.2001 Ariete I

Reggiane Re2001

Luigi TARONI, Sergente Maggiore, Macchi C.202 fighter Pilot, 73a Squadriglia, shot down and died in an attack on Grand Harbour on 8th November 1941

Teseo TESEI, born 3rd January 1909 in Marina di Campo, on the island of Elba. Maggiore, Italian Navy, died when he took part in the E-boat attack on Grand Harbour 26th July 1941

Francesco TOSCANO, Tenente, 116o Gruppo, 37o Stormo, Pilot of a Fiat BR.20M bomber which caught fire raiding Malta during the night of 31st October/1st November 1941, and he died

Armando TOSI, 238a Squadriglia, 96o Gruppo Autonomo, Pilot of a Ju.87 Stuka attacking Valletta was shot down by Anti Aircraft gunfire and died 5th November 1941

Remo TROVALUSCI, 216a Squadriglia, 34o Stormo, Crewman of a Savoia S.79 bomber shot down and died 22nd June 1940

Michele TURCO, Primo Aviere, 99o Gruppo, 43o Stormo, Mechanic of a Fiat BR.20M aircraft on bombing raid on Hal Far Airfield, shot down and died 8th June 1941. He was buried in Pembroke Military cemetery. The son of Raffaele Turco, who lived in Aversa, near Naples

Remo TURRISI, 216a Squadriglia, 34o Stormo, Crewman of a Savoia S.79 bomber shot down and died 22nd June 1940

Silla VACCARI, Air Gunner of a Savoia S.79 bomber, taken prisoner in 1942

Ovidio VENANZI, 194a Squadriglia, 30o Stormo, Air Gunner, his body was recovered from the sea 28th November 1940, and buried in Pembroke Military cemetery

Guido VINCON, born near Turin 22nd May 1914. Sottocapo Silurista, Italian Navy, died in the E-boat attack on Grand Harbour 26th July 1941

Gianfranco VIOLA, Sergente. Taken prisoner 13th April 1942. The son of Tomas and Livia Bartolozzi, born 10th October 1919 in Dicomano, Florence. Unmarried

Giuseppe VOLPE, Tenente, 6o Gruppo Autonomo, Pilot of a MC.200 fighter aircraft shot down into the sea and died 12th November 1940. His body was recovered

Marcello WEBER, Sottotenente, 193a Squadriglia, Pilot of a Savoia S.79 bomber, shot down into the sea and died 9th June 1941

Pellegrino ZAGNOLI, Tenente, 233a Squadriglia, 59o Gruppo, 41o Stormo, Pilot of a Savoia S.79 bomber, shot down 7th July 1940

Giovanni ZANCAN, Aviere Scelto, Crewman of a Cant-Z.1007, shot down 10th May 1942

Pietro ZANIBONI, Sotto Ufficiale Capo Nocchiere 3a Classe , Italian Navy, piloted one of the Italian E-boats during the attack on Grand Harbour and was taken prisoner 26th July 1941

Ezio ZANNELLI, Italian Navy, taken prisoner after the E-boat attack on Grand Harbour 26th July 1941

Leonildo ZOCCHI, Italian Navy, died in the E-boat attack on Grand Harbour 26th July 1941

German Prisoners-of-War - WWII

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