Born 14 April 1916

Origin Ucria, Provincia di Messina, Sicily, Italy
Accompanying Family His wife Celestina and daughter Maria joined Giuseppe several years later. They arrived in Fremantle on 22 March 1952 aboard the Neptunia.
First settled in Perth, WA
Original Occupation Farming labourer
Occupation in Australia Labouring in a plaster factory, bushfelling, potato digging in the South West, labouring in foundries (Hoskins and then Pope) and poultry farming


Departure Port Messina, Sicily, Italy
Arrival Year 1950


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Prior to immigrating to Australia, Giuseppe served in WWII and spent several years in Africa, some as a POW. A hard worker who would 'lend a hand' when he could, he settled in the Morley area and together with his wife Celestina raised their children Maria (Ferraloro) and Emilia (Cafaro).


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