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Giovanni Francesco Fortunato Franchini | June 7th, 1888 | Birth Certificate from Modena State Archives

Milleottocento ottantotto (1888) Padre di Antonio Franchini e nonno di: Guglielmo Franchini, S.B., N. B. et R. F.. http://www.antenati.san.beniculturali.it/v/Archivio+di+Stato+di+Modena Archivio di Stato Modena – Stato Civile Italiano Nati 1888 Franchini 78 Giovanni L’Anno milleottocentottantotto addì sette di Luglio nella Casa … Continue reading

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Giovanni Franchini’s Military Career (Pt.5)

My husband has a photograph of his grandfather Giovanni Franchini in his Alpino uniform and after enlarging it he realized that his grandfather was wearing a medal. It’s a sepia image but my husband says “it appears to be a … 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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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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