Arandora Star Memorial

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Reference WMO257219

Address:

Municipal Buildings

Albert Road

Middlesbrough

Middlesbrough

TS1 2QQ

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Non freestanding
Location: Internal
Setting: Inside a building - public/private
Description: Board/Plaque/ Tablet
Lettering: Painted
Conflicts:
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: Wooden board with names dates of birth and Italian home town of thirteen Italian people from Teesside who perished when the commandeered cruise liner, The Arandora Star, taking Italian internees to Canada was torpedoed by a German submarine. Along with house flag and ships wheel carved and painted at top unveiled by Sir Start Bell MP and Mayor Ray Mallon on 2nd July 2009 the 69th anniversary of the sinking. The Italian flag flew on the town hall and municipal builidings for the day and many, many relatives attended and viewed the exhibition and powerpoint presentation followed by buffet and photographs each family were also given a souvenir publication.
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See photographs "For all of them, their graves remain known only unto God"

Beltrami, Leandro Bertoia, Luigi Borsumato, Allesandro Greco, Domenico Greco, Tullio Lucantoni, Amedeo Nardone, Antonio Pontone, Domenico Ranaldi, Antonio Rea, Camillo Rea, Domenico Todisco, Antonio Tortolano, Giuseppe

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