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WWI Veterans of Sestiere Di Castello - Venice, Italy
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jiggs11
N 45° 25.953 E 012° 21.246
33T E 293038 N 5034408
Quick Description: Marker in honour of those from the Sestiere di Castello who died while in service of the Royal Italian Army and Navy during World War I.
Location: Veneto, Italy
Date Posted: 1/12/2018 8:43:05 PM
Waymark Code: WMXH3J
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Norfolk12
Views: 1

Long Description:
Very handsome memorial on the façade of the Chiesa di San Francesco Di Paola on Via Garibaldi in Venice.

The marker text reads (translated from Italian):

The parishioners of Castello to their children fallen for the fatherland 1915 - 1918

There are 65 names inscribed on the marble marker. They surround a copper raised-relief sculpture of Saint Bartholomew, for which the church was originally named until 1619.
Private or Public Monument?: Private

Name of the Private Organization or Government Entity that built this Monument: Sestiere of Castello

Geographic Region where the Monument is located: Europe

Physical Address of Monument:
Chiesa di San Francesco di Paola
Via Garibaldi
Venice, Italy

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Date the Monument or Memorial was built or dedicated: Not listed

Website for this Monument: Not listed

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