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Carlo ROSSI GENERALE DI CORPO D’ARMATA

by Valdis Kursietis

The following information provides a snapshot of the career of Carlo ROSSI GENERALE DI CORPO D’ARMATA.

Carlo ROSSI GENERALE DI CORPO D’ARMATA

Carlo ROSSI GENERALE DI CORPO D’ARMATA

Born: 29 December 1880 in Celenza Valfortore

Died: 21 April 1967 in Torino

Promotions:

Sottotenente: 7 Sep 1905

Tenente: 7 Sep 1908

Capitano: Jan 1915

Maggiore:

Tenente colonnello:

Colonnello: 5 Dec 1926

Generale di brigata: 9 Jan 1935

Generale di divisione: 9 Sep 1937

Generale di corpo d’armata: 28 Dec 1940

Assignments:

1 Oct 1934 – 9 Jan 1935: Commanding Officer, 3rd Alpine Brigade

9 Jan 1935 – 10 Sep 1935: General Officer Commanding, 3rd Higher Alpine Command “Julio”

10 Sep 1935 – 1 Sep 1938: General Officer Commanding, 3rd Alpine Division “Julia”

1 Sep 1938 – 25 Mar 1939: assigned to Army Corps of Udine for Special Duties

25 Mar 1939 – 10 Jun 1940: General Officer Commanding, Infantry Division “Modena”

10 Jun 1940 – 25 Jul 1940: Acting General Officer Commanding, XVI Army Corps

25 Jul 1940 – 21 Oct 1940: General Officer Commanding, II Army Corps

22 Jun 1940 – 1940: concurrently Acting General Officer Commanding, Alpine Corps

21 Oct 1940 – 25 Oct 1940: at disposition of High Command of Troops in Albania for Special Duties

25 Oct 1940 – 17 Nov 1940: General Officer Commanding, Ciamuria Corps

17 Nov 1940 – 1 Aug 1941: General Officer Commanding, XXV Army Corps

1 Aug 1941 – 9 Sep 1943: General Officer Commanding, XVI Army Corps

 

Awards & Decorations:

Uffiziale dell’Ordine militare di Savoia: 15 Nov 1941

Grand’uffiziale dell’Ordine dei SS. Maurizio e Lazzaro: 2 Jun 1941

Commendatore dell’Ordine dei SS. Maurizio e Lazzaro

Commendatore dell’Ordine della Corona d’Italia: 21 Jan 1935

Uffiziale dell’Ordine dei SS. Maurizio e Lazzaro: 14 Jan 1938

Uffiziale dell’Ordine della Corona d’Italia

Cavaliere dell’Ordine dei SS. Maurizio e Lazzaro: 13 Jan 1910

Cavaliere dell’Ordine della Corona d’Italia

Medaglia d’argento al valor militare (x3)

Medaglia di bronzo al valor militare (x2)

 

Notes:

Graduated from the Royal Military Academy of Infantry and Cavalry in Modena. German prisoner of war from 9 September 1943. Interned in Poland in the 64/Z concentration camp of Schokken, he was liberated by the Red Army on 30 January, 1945 and transferred to Lublin. He returned to Italy on 6 October 1945.

 

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/Carlo_Rossi_(generale);

 

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