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Mario Arisio: Generale Designato d’Armata

by Valdis Kursietis

Military Service of Mario Arisio: Generale Designato d’Armata

The following information provides a snapshot of the career of Generale designato d’armata Mario Arisio.

Born: 5 July 1885 in Torino
Died: 7 July 1950 in Roma


Promotions

Sottotenente: 14 September 1906
Tenente: 14 September 1909
Capitano: 31 December 1914
Maggiore:
Tenente colonnello:
Colonnello: 5 December 1926
Generale di brigata: 11 March 1935
Generale di divisione: 9 September 1937
Generale di corpo d’armata: 6 July 1941
Generale designato d’armata: 20 August 1943

Mario Arisio: Generale Designato d'Armata.

Generale Designato d’Armata Mario Arisio.

Assignments

11 March 1935 – 10 October 1936: Commanding Officer, 19th Infantry Brigade
11 March 1935 – 10 October 1936: concurrently Deputy GOC, Infantry Division Gavinana 2
10 October 1936 – 9 September 1937: Deputy General Officer Commanding, Infantry Division Gavinana
9 September 1937 – 1939: General Officer Commanding, Infantry Division Vespri
1939 – 1939: Acting General Officer Commanding, 19th Infantry Division Gavinana
1939 -1939: General Officer Commanding, 28th Infantry Division “Aosta”
? – 1 December 1939: General Officer Commanding, Infantry Division “Livorno”
1 December 1939 – 10 June 1940: General Officer Commanding, Infantry Division “Torino”
10 June 1940 – 1940: at the disposition of the Chief of the General Staff
1940 – 20 August 1941: General Officer Commanding, III Army Corps
20 August 1941 – 12 July 1943: General Officer Commanding, XII Army Corps
1 August 1943 – 19 January 1944: General Officer Commanding, 7th Army

See: Axis Forces in Sicily During Operation Husky

Awards & Decorations:

Commendatore dell’Ordine Militare di Savoia: 10 October 1942
Grande Ufficiale dell’Ordine della Corona d’Italia: 27 October 1940
Commendatore dell’Ordine dei SS. Maurizio e Lazzaro: 11 January 1943
Ufficiale dell’Ordine dei SS. Maurizio e Lazzaro: 3 June 1938
Commendatore dell’Ordine della Corona d’Italia: 21 January 1935
Ufficiale dell’Ordine della Corona d’Italia: 18 April 1932
Medaglia d’argento per Valore Militare: April 1941
Medaglia di bronzo per Valore Militare: 1 July 1917

Additional Notes

Mario Arisio graduated from the Royal Military Academy of Modena in 1906. He was placed in reserve status on 30 June 1947. Arisio was then called up for service on the same date until 29 February 1948. Arisio died in Rome after a brief illness.

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
https://it.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mario_Arisio
Augusto
Archivio La Stampa

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