Giuseppe Garibaldi II

Giuseppe Garibaldi II

Brigadier-General Giuseppe Garibaldi II (july 29, 1879 - May 19, 1950) was an Italian soldier, grandson of Giuseppe Garibaldi.

Garibaldi was born in Melbourne, Australia, the son of Ricciotti Garibaldi.

Together with his father, he took part in the Greco-Turkish War of 1897 alongside the Greeks and afterwards fought with the revolutionaries in Venezuela, and in other conflicts in South America. He volunteered and served with great distinction with the British Army in the Boer War, carrying with him a sword given his grandfather by the working men of Tyneside, England, in 1854 ["Ships, Strikes and Keelmen: Glimpses of North-Eastern Social History" - David Bell, 2001 ISBN 1901237265 ] . Garibaldi again served with the Greek Army during the First Balkan War in 1912.

Garibaldi joined the Italian army in World War I, fighting with distinction. He was promoted to brigadier-general in June, 1918, and retired from the army in June, 1919.


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