Topic: Ludovico Biondi

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From research done in 2009 by Wairarapa College Year 12 history assignment on Wairarapa soldiers who died in World War One.

Full name: Ludovico Biondi

Date of Birth
Serial number: 23/1332
Occupation before enlistment: Hotel porter
First known rank: Rifleman
Embarkation date: 9 October 1915
Place of embarkation: Wellington, New Zealand
Body on embarkation: 1st Battalion, New Zealand Rifle Brigade
Embarkation unit: E Company
Last unit served: New Zealand Rifle Brigade
Rank last held: Rifleman
Place of death: Messines, Belgium
Date of Death: 25 May 1917
Cause of death: Killed in action
Cemetery name: La Plus Douve Farm Cemetery, Messines, Belgium

Biographical notes:

Obituary: Wairarapa Daily Times, 13 June 1917, under Personal Items "Private L. Biondi, of the Machine Gun Section, N.Z. Reinforcements, who was killed in action in France on May 25th was well-known in Masterton."

Student researcher: Courtnay Fafeita




Ludovico Biondi

First Names:Ludovico
Last Name:Biondi