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Camerini, Gustavo

Date of birth:
September 1st, 1907 (Alexandria, Egypt)
Date of death:
September 26th, 2001 (Varese, Italy)
Nationality:
Italian (1860-1946, Kingdom)

Biography

01.03.1940: promoted to sous-lieutenant in the Foreign Legion - 13e DBLE
05.1940: campaign in Norway
18.06.1940: joined the Free French Forces in London
09.1940: sent to Dakar with the 13e DBLE
25.02.1941: promoted to lieutenant
08.04.1941: WIA in Massaoua, Erythrea
06.1941: campaign in Syria
27.05.1942: distinguished himself as platoon leader during the fightings at Bir Hakeim
10.1942: liaison officer to général Koenig at El Alamein
11.05.1943: cited during the fightings at Djebel Garci, Tunesia
08.05.1944: WIA in Pontecorvo, Italy
02.06.1944: WIA in Radicofani, Italy
06.1944: promoted to capitaine
07.1944: detahced to the French Embassy in Roma
12.10.1945: demobilized in Paris

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Compagnon
Awarded on:
June 3rd, 1943
l' Ordre de la Libération
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
5 citations
Croix de Guerre (1939-1945)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
with clasps "Erythrée", "Libye", "Bir-Hakeim"
Médaille Coloniale
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
with 3 red stars
Médaille des blessés de guerre

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