Gnocchi, Carlo

Date of birth:
October 25th, 1902 (San Colombano al Lambro, Italy)
Date of death:
February 28th, 1956 (Milan, Italy)
Nationality:
Italian (1860-1946, Kingdom)

Biography

Rank: Lieutenant. Chaplain in the Italian Army.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Unit:
Brigata alpina "Tridentina", Italian Army
Action:
Lieutenant Gnocch, chaplain of the Alpini headquarters, fearlessly reached out to the wounded and provided the men with good faith during a period of heavy fighting between 16 and 31 January 1943.
Medaglia d'argento al Valore Militare

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