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Alessandro GLORIA, dei Conti nob. GENERALE DI CORPO D’ARMATA

by Valdis Kursietis

The following information provides a snapshot of the career of Alessandro GLORIA, dei Conti nob. GENERALE DI CORPO D’ARMATA.

Alessandro GLORIA, dei Conti nob. GENERALE DI CORPO D’ARMATA

Alessandro GLORIA, dei Conti nob. GENERALE DI CORPO D’ARMATA

Born: 7 July 1883 in Roma

Died: 24 October 1970 in Genova

Promotions:

Sottotenente: 1 Aug 1904 (sen. 7 Sep 1903)

Tenente: 1 Sep 1906

Capitano: 14 Jan 1915

Maggiore: 1917

Tenente colonnello: 7 Aug 1925

Colonnello: 1930

Generale di brigata: 9 Sep 1937

Generale di divisione: 10 Jun 1940

Generale di corpo d’armata: 15 Dec 1942

Assignments:

9 Sep 1937 – 10 Apr 1938: assigned to Army Corps of Alessandria for Special Duties (III Borderguard

                                            Sector)

10 Apr 1938 – 31 Mar 1939: Deputy General Officer Commanding, Infantry Division of Monferrato

10 Apr 1938 – 31 Mar 1939: concurrently Commanding Officer, Brigade “Monferrato”

31 Mar 1939 – 10 Jun 1940: Commanding Officer, Anti-aircraft artillery of Genova

10 Jun 1940 – 23 Aug 1941: General Officer Commanding, 37th Infantry Division “Modena”

5 May 1941 – 23 Aug 1941: concurrently Acting General Officer Commanding, XXVI Army Corps

23 Aug 1941 – 4 Sep 1941: at disposition of High Command of Armed Forces of North Africa

4 Sep 1941 – 25 Nov 1942: General Officer Commanding, 25th Infantry Division “Bologna”

14 Oct 1942 – 26 Oct 1942: concurrently Acting General Officer Commanding, XXI Army Corps

15 Dec 1942 – 9 Jan 1943: assigned to Ministry of War for Special Duties

9 Jan 1943 – 5 May 1943: General Officer Commanding, V Army Corps

5 May 1943 – 27 Jul 1943: assigned to Ministry of War for Special Duties

27 Jul 1943 – 8 Sep 1943: General Officer Commanding, XXXV Army Corps

 

Awards & Decorations:

Uffiziale dell’Ordine militare di Savoia: 26 May 1942

Cavaliere dell’Ordine militare di Savoia: 3 Oct 1941

Commendatore dell’Ordine della Corona d’Italia: 16 May 1935

Uffiziale dell’Ordine dei SS. Maurizio e Lazzaro: 19 Dec 1940

Uffiziale dell’Ordine della Corona d’Italia: 10 Nov 1932

Cavaliere dell’Ordine dei SS. Maurizio e Lazzaro: 4 Jun 1931

Cavaliere dell’Ordine della Corona d’Italia: 8 Jul 1917

Medaglia di bronzo al valor militare (x5)

 

Notes:

Graduated from the Royal Military Academy of Artillery and Engineering in Torino. German prisoner of war from 9 September 1943 – May 1945, interned in the camp for generals 64/Z of Shokken, Poland.

 

Sources:

Bollettino ufficiale delle nomine, promozioni e destinazioni negli ufficiali e sottufficiali del R. esercito italiano

e nel personale dell’amministrazione militare;

Annuario militare del Regno d’Italia;

http://augusto.agid.gov.it/gazzette/index;

https://it.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alessandro_Gloria;

 

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