Category Archives: Our Franchini Family

Remembrance Day | “La Giornata del Ricordo”

L’undici Novembre qui (in Canada) é conosciuto come La Giornata del Ricordo (Rememberance day) quando si onorano i caduti ed i reduci di tutte le guerre. Io vorrei ricordare due persone. Il primo é il mio povero nonno Giovanni Franchini … Continue reading

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Giovanni Franchini’s Military Career (Pt.4)

This is some more information that was sent to us by Italy’s Stato Maggiore. It’s a brief overview of the history of the Cavalleggerie di Lucca, translated from the Italian by Guglielmo (Bill) Franchini, and forms part of his research … Continue reading

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Giovanni Franchini’s Military Career (Pt.3)

As mentioned previously, my husband is researching his Franchini grandfather’s Italian military service in the early twentieth century. What follows is his English translation of some information he received from the Historical Section of Italy’s Stato Maggiore Dell’Esercito. Translation: Guglielmo … Continue reading

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Tutto Franchini – Our Italian Family History Blog

  Welcome to my history blog – Tutto Franchini! – which is dedicated to my husband’s  lineage and to everything that concerns the Franchini surname and Franchinis in history. My husband Guglielmo (Bill) Franchini and our children are believed to … Continue reading

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Giovanni Franchini’s Military Career (Pt.2)

Giovanni Franchini atop his beloved horse – Fulmine. See index at: Giovanni Franchini’s Military Career (Pt.1)

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