A few years ago I commenced a search for records of my Italian forebears when I attended the “Exiles and Immigrants” exhibition in Melbourne.
My grandfather’s name was Matteo Lombardi and I think he came to Australia on the Re D’Italia in 1926 or earlier. During WW2 he was interned in Victoria. I’m sure he was naturalised and this may have been in 1946-1947
I found three records that seemed to match his age – he died in 1962 reportedly aged 77…Continue
Posted on November 9, 2012 at 1:12 — 1 Comment