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Photograph - Pasqualino Giordano in Uniform, Italy, circa 1910 Image Reg. No: MM 101547

Summary:
Black and white image of Pasqualino Giordano in Italy circa 1910, wearing a formal Carabinieri uniform. Pasqualino was born 12th July 1867 in Italy, and was a captain in the Benevento Carabinieri. He entered the Carabinieri as soon as he graduated from school. Pasqualino died 14th April 1916, as a result of an accident, he was due to become a Major, two months before his death. His daughter Mrs. Franco Giordano emigrated to Australia in 1956, bringing the uniform with her.

The Arma dei Carabinieri (Carabinieri) was created by King Victor Emmanuel I of Savoy, with the aim of providing the Kingdom of Sardinia with a police corps in 1814. After the unification of Italy the Carabinieri were appointed the First Force of the a newly founded Italian Army in 1861. In 2000 they became a separate branch of the Italian Armed Forces. The Carabinieri undertake both civilian police work and military work.
Description:
Black & White Photograph
Description Of Content:
Black and white image of Pasqualino Giordano in Italy circa 1910, wearing a formal Carabinieri uniform.
Acquisition Information:
Copied from Mrs Franco-Giordano
Discipline: History

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Tagged with: italian communities, italian immigration, immigration, military uniforms, law justice, migration settlement, italian police, military forces
Themes this item is part of: Images & Image Making Collection, Migration Collection
Primary Classification: MILITARY HISTORY
Secondary Classification: Service
Tertiary Classification: portraits
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Person Depicted: Pasqualino Giordano, Benevento, Italy, circa 1910
Place & Date Depicted: Benevento, Italy, circa 1910

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