The Old Soldier – father and son

This is the most amazing photo don’t you think?

It is of Amadeo GALLE aged 99yrs and his son Raffael aged 67yrs taken c 1936 at their home at 1 Hamilton Street, Boulder. Raffael was a bootmaker!!
Amadeo fought with Guiseppi Garabaldi’s Redshirts in 1859 and helped in the unification of Italy. he wears his hat an medals with pride!!!

Amadeo and Raffael GALLE

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My name is Moya Sharp, I live in Kalgoorlie Western Australia and have worked most of my adult life in the history/museum industry. I have been passionate about history for as long as I can remember and in particular the history of my adopted home the Eastern Goldfields of Western Australia. Through my website I am committed to providing as many records and photographs free to any one who is interested in the family and local history of the region.

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  1. Just love the suits and hat

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