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Quirino Armellini: Generale Di Corpo D’Armata

by Valdis Kursietis

The following information provides a snapshot of the career of Quirino Armellini: Generale Di Corpo D’Armata.

Quirino Armellini

Generale Di Corpo D’Armata Quirino Armellini

Born: 31 January 1889 in Legnaro
Died: 13 January 1975 in Roma

Promotions

Sottotenente: 19 Sep 1909
Tenente:
Capitano:
Maggiore: 23 Aug 1917
Tenente colonnello: 4 Nov 1926
Colonnello: 23 Apr 1934
Generale di brigata: 6 Jul 1936
Generale di divisione: 17 Aug 1939
Generale di corpo d’armata: 22 Jul 1942

Assignments

28 Nov 1935 – 24 Jan 1937: at disposition of Ministry for the Colonies
24 Jan 1937 – 1 Sep 1937: assigned to Ministry of War for Special Duties
1 Sep 1937 – 5 Oct 1938: Deputy General Officer Commanding, Infantry Division Piave
5 Oct 1938 – 11 Nov 1938: assigned to the Ministry of War for Special Duties
11 Nov 1938 – 30 May 1940: General Officer Commanding, Infantry Division Marche
30 May 1940 – 11 Jun 1940: assigned to the Ministry of War for Special Duties
11 Jun 1940 – 23 Feb 1941: Vice Chief of the Supreme General Staff
23 Feb 1941 – 18 Nov 1941: assigned to the Ministry of War for Special Duties
18 Nov 1941 – 1 Feb 1942: General Officer Commanding, 80th Air Landing Division “La Spezia”
1 Feb 1942 – 1 Aug 1942: General Officer Commanding, XVIII Army Corps
1 Aug 1942 – 25 Jul 1943: General Officer Commanding, IX Army Corps
28 Jul 1943 – 6 Dec 1943: General Officer Commanding, Voluntary Militia of National Security

The Italian invasion of Egypt in 19...
The Italian invasion of Egypt in 1940

Awards & Decorations

Cavaliere Ordine militare di Savoia: 6 Jan 1941
Grand’uffiziale dell’Ordine della Corona d’Italia: 22 Apr 1941
Commendatore dell’Ordine coloniale della Stella d’Italia: 28 Dec 1933
Commendatore dell’Ordine della Corona d’Italia: 14 Nov 1935
Uffiziale dell’Ordine dei SS. Maurizio e Lazzaro: 15 Jan 1940
Uffiziale dell’Ordine della Corona d’Italia: 27 Oct 1934
Cavaliere dell’Ordine dei SS. Maurizio e Lazzaro: 14 Jan 1937
Cavaliere dell’Ordine della Corona d’Italia
Medaglia d‘argento al valor militare (x2)
Medaglia di bronzo al valor militare (x2)

Additional Notes

After the end of the war, Armellini held the territorial military commands of Udine (V) and then Palermo (XI), later appointed President of the Supreme Council of the Italian Armed Forces.

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;
Augusto;
ARMELLINI, Quirino in “Dizionario Biografico” (treccani.it)
Quirino Armellini – Wikipedia
 

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