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Given name Surname Country of origin
Arduino VETTORI Italy
Name(s) Arduino VETTORI
Comment Arduino migrated to Australia in 1949 with his mother and sister. His father was already in Australia and had spent time in a camp during the war because he was Italian.
Vital dates 03/04/1930
Origin Postioma
Italy
Carpenter
Arrival in Australia By sea

Fremantle
WA
First settled Smithfield, Sydney
NSW
Builder
Wall location 15    1    84
Mariangela VESCIO (TOMAINO) Italy
Name(s) Mariangela VESCIO (TOMAINO)
Comment After her husband, Giuseppe, left for Australia in 1926, she raised her two sons, Antonio and Fiore, with the help of her father (Vincenzo) and mother (Rosa Cimino). Giuseppe tried to bring her out in 1930 and 1940, but it was not until 1948, 22 years after he left, that she saw her husband again.
Vital dates 21/06/1900
22/04/1974
Origin Conflenti, Catanzaro
Italy
Peasant farmer, housewife
Arrival in Australia By sea

Sydney
NSW
First settled Brookvale, Sydney
NSW
Housewife
Wall location 14    2    63
Giuseppe (Gio) VESCIO Italy
Name(s) Giuseppe (Gio) VESCIO
Comment After joining his relatives in Australia, Gio worked as a farm labourer and timber cutter throughout Victoria. He share farmed tobacco in Myrtleford and was a coal miner in Wonthaggi before joining his brothers-in-law, Nicola and Francesco in Sydney in 1946. After 22 years, his family then joined him.
Vital dates 02/05/1902
25/01/1977
Origin Conflenti, Catanzaro
Italy
Peasant farmer
Arrival in Australia By sea

Melbourne
VIC
First settled Melbourne
VIC
Labourer, farmer, coal miner
Wall location 14    2    59
Antonio VESCIO Italy
Name(s) Antonio VESCIO
Comment Antonio married Raffaela Loccisano at St Mary's Church, Manly on 12 December 1953. They had four children: Joseph, Mary, Lena and Elena Julia. Antonio was to sponsor a number of his friends and relatives from Conflenti to Australia. He settled in Dee Why. Through much hard-work, he gave his children the education he never got.
Vital dates 19/03/1923
Origin Conflenti, Catanzaro
Italy
Peasant farmer
Arrival in Australia By sea

Sydney
NSW
First settled Brookvale, Sydney
NSW
Brickyard labourer, cleaner & market gardener
Wall location 14    2    61
Raffaela VESCIO Italy
Name(s) Raffaela VESCIO
Comment In 1950 she and her mother joined her sister, Rosina, and her husband, Michele Panetta. She married Antonio Vescio in 1953 and they had four children: Joseph, Mary, Lena and Elena Julia. She had eight grandchildren: Phillip, Jacqueline, Mark, Anthony, David, Leanne, Elena and Bianca. Her family has always come first.
Vital dates 12/10/1929
Origin Martone, R. Calabria
Italy
Arrival in Australia By sea

Sydney
NSW
First settled Ryde, Sydney
NSW
Housewife, market gardener
Wall location 14    2    62
Mario VESCIO Italy
Name(s) Mario VESCIO
Comment No comment added
Vital dates 12/06/1943
Origin Conflenti
Italy
Bricklayer
Arrival in Australia By sea

Sydney
NSW
First settled Brookvale
NSW
Form worker
Wall location 28    2    73
Raffaela VESCIO Italy
Name(s) Raffaela VESCIO
Comment No comment added
Vital dates 08/08/1942
Origin Conflenti
Italy
Factory worker
Arrival in Australia By sea

Sydney
NSW
First settled Brookvale
NSW
Hospital catering
Wall location 28    2    73
Fiore VESCIO Italy
Name(s) Fiore VESCIO
Comment Fiore and Rosina arrived in Sydney aboard the SS" Napoli " with Maria (4) Giuseppe (2) and Francesco born two months later. They lived in Brookvale with Fiore’s father, resident of 23 years. Fiore loves food, football (Manly Sea Eagles), travelling, and playing cards with friends. Rosina loved selling her produce at the Sydney Markets.and now enjoys cooking, gardening spending time with the family. In 2005 they had 10 grandchildren and 8 great grand children.
Vital dates 15/11/1925
Origin Conflenti
Italy
Indentured Farmer
Arrival in Australia By sea
SS Napoli
Sydney
NSW
First settled Brookvale Sydney
NSW
Market Gardener
Wall location 41    1    105
Rosina VESCIO Italy
Name(s) Rosina VESCIO
Comment Fiore and Rosina arrived in Sydney aboard the SS" Napoli " with Maria (4) Giuseppe (2) and Francesco born two months later. They lived in Brookvale with Fiore’s father, resident of 23 years. Fiore loves food, football (Manly Sea Eagles), travelling, and playing cards with friends. Rosina loved selling her produce at the Sydney Markets.and now enjoys cooking, gardening spending time with the family. In 2005 they had 10 grandchildren and 8 great grand children.
Vital dates 07/01/1924
Origin Conflenti
Italy
Indentured Farmer
Arrival in Australia By sea
SS Napoli
Sydney
NSW
First settled Brookvale Sydney
NSW
Market Gardener
Wall location 41    1    105
Rosina Vescio Italy
Name(s) Rosina Vescio
Comment No comment added
Vital dates 10/10/1932
Origin Sambiase
Italy
Domestic Duties
Arrival in Australia By sea
Castel Felice
Sydney
NSW
First settled Brookvale
NSW
Seamstress, cleaner, domestic duties,kitchen hand
Wall location 64    2    56
Angelo Ercole VESCHETTI Italy
Name(s) Angelo Ercole VESCHETTI
Comment Angelo and his mother, Abeni Giacomina, joined his father, Ercole Veschetti, in Queensland prior to Italy's entry into WW II. Shortly after, his father was interned and to support his mother Angelo became a cane cutter at 15 years of age. Angelo also kept his father supplied with tobacco and personal items throughout the war.
Vital dates 01/09/1925
25/12/1981
Origin Cazzago, San Martino
Italy
Student
Arrival in Australia By sea

Sydney
NSW
First settled Mareeba
QLD
Refrigeration engineer
Wall location 24    2    109
Lorenzo VERZELETTI Italy
Name(s) Lorenzo VERZELETTI
Comment Sponsored by the Monbelli family, Lorenzo Verzeletti migrated from Italy to the cane fields of North Queensland in 1949. His wife Pierina and children Battista, Luigi and Gabriella, followed in 1951. After initally settling in Halifax, Nth Queensland, they moved to Sydney NSW in 1960.
Vital dates 21/04/1914
29/01/1991
Origin Brescia
Italy
Farmer
Arrival in Australia By sea

Brisbane
QLD
First settled Halifax
QLD
Cane Cutter
Wall location 19    2    40
Pierina VERZELETTI Italy
Name(s) Pierina VERZELETTI
Comment Sponsored by the Monbelli family, Lorenzo Verzeletti migrated from Italy to the cane fields of North Queensland in 1949. His wife Pierina and children Battista, Luigi and Gabriella, followed in 1951. After initally settling in Halifax, Nth Queensland, they moved to Sydney NSW in 1960.
Vital dates 02/06/1921
Origin Brescia
Italy
Dressmaker
Arrival in Australia By sea

Sydney
NSW
First settled Halifax
QLD
Cook
Wall location 19    2    40
Luigi VERRUCCI Italy
Name(s) Luigi VERRUCCI
Comment No comment added
Vital dates
Origin SVittoria inMatenano
Italy
Arrival in Australia
.

First settled

Wall location 48    2    128
Maria Grazia VERRUCCI Italy
Name(s) Maria Grazia VERRUCCI
Comment No comment added
Vital dates
Origin SantaVittoria in Mat
Italy
Arrival in Australia
.

First settled

Wall location 48    2    129
Rosalba VERRUCCI Italy
Name(s) Rosalba VERRUCCI
Comment No comment added
Vital dates
Origin SantaVittoria in Mat
Italy
Arrival in Australia


First settled

Wall location 48    2    129
Duilio VERONA Italy
Name(s) Duilio VERONA
Comment Arrived in Melbourne, Australia aboard the 'Toscana' on 02/05/1951, one day before his 20th birthday. Settled down initially in Carlton, Melbourne with his uncle. He married and had two daughters. Worked in the construction industry. Over the years he built houses, one of which became his family home in Pascoe Vale South and is still living there with this wife, Maria Stefanato (Reg Id 8960).
Vital dates 03/05/1931
Origin Annone Veneto
Italy
Concreter, Building Industry
Arrival in Australia By sea
Toscana
Melbourne
VIC
First settled Carlton
VIC
Concrete Supervisor
Wall location 33    2    2
Bruno VEROLIN Italy
Name(s) Bruno VEROLIN
Comment Bruno Verolin met his wife Anna Zaffarano in 1959. They were married on 03/03/1963. Bruno worked as a tower crane driver and Anna as a sales assistant. They raised three children, 2 girls and 1 boy, Tania Verolin, Erika Verolin, and Robert Verolin.
Vital dates 26/03/1936
Origin Casarsa, Pordenone
Italy
Student
Arrival in Australia By sea

Sydney
NSW
First settled Sydney
NSW
Tower Crane Driver
Wall location 38    2    28
Albino Luigi VERNIER Italy
Name(s) Albino Luigi VERNIER
Comment Albino Vernier arrived in Australia from Prov. Udine Italy aged 24. First job was cutting sugar cane in Cairns. Moved to Cooma and worked for the Snowy Mountains Authority. Later moved to Wollongong then Sydney. Worked with Transfield and EPT. Married in 1961, had a son and a daughter and six grandchildren. Has since worked in the concrete industry.
Vital dates 21/06/1933
Origin Bagnarola, P. Udine
Italy
Farmer
Arrival in Australia By sea

Cairns
QLD
First settled Reolynch
QLD
Cane CutterConcretor
Wall location 16    2    67
Antonio VERGONA Italy
Name(s) Antonio VERGONA
Comment My father arrived in Melbourne unable to speak any English. He not only learnt the language but built two small businesses supporting a family of 5.
Vital dates 22/03/1899
Origin Alicudi, Sicily
Italy
Concrete worker
Arrival in Australia By sea

Melbourne
VIC
First settled Black Rock, Melb.
VIC
Concrete worker
Wall location 24    2    146
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