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Regimental number1379
Place of birthAlbosaggia, Italy
SchoolElementary School
Other trainingWorkman
Age on arrival in Australia23
ReligionRoman Catholic
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinPietro Mottarelli, Abbosaggi, Italy
Previous military serviceHe served in Italian Military Force 1903-1904
Enlistment date5 November 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A46 Clan Macgillivray on 2 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularBefore his departure for Australia, he was the chief support of his family
FateKilled in Action 8 May 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death34
Age at death from cemetery records34
Place of burialNo known grave
Commemoration detailsHelles Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of Pietro MOTTARELLI and Marchesi MADDALENA (his wife), of Albosaggia, Sondrio, Italy
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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