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Welcome to Leics and Warks Ancestors!

Welcome to my business blog about the two shires that i specialise in with my Genealogy and Family History research company Leicestershire Ancestors!

I am based right next to the main A5 road which pretty much divides Leicestershire and Warwickshire as a county border. 118 more words


Buscate War Memorial

Buscate is a small town located in Lombardy, about 20 kms west of Milan. Here’s a picture of its War Memorial, built obviously during fascist era. 10 more words



Why such a title? Just because the man who has sent this photograph was named “Peppino (which stands for “Giuseppe”). I think he must be the man on the right. 35 more words


1918 - J. Catucci

2100 51st Avenue

This whole property, a stolid apartment building with a commanding view over the Melrose district, was paved by the Catucci company along with that side of Melrose Avenue. 10 more words


The Rider

And only a few weeks after my post about the monument dedicated to Italian cavalrymen, here’s a true photograph of an Italian rider! I love the contrast between the rider (probably an officer, even if I cannot see his rank) with leather gloves and the two soldiers behind him. 23 more words


Ai prodi di Morivione

4 photos for today’s post, but it’s needed. I’ve recently discovered, less than 1 km from the place where I work a small chapel, which seemed to be very similar you can find in French and Italian campaigns. 199 more words


Surrender at Cima Ekar

This interesting and moving picture comes from a book bought some days ago: Epoca – 50 anni fa: Vittorio Veneto; this book is about the last year of the war in Italy. 50 more words