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Private Ferdinand Apicella was an Italian-born soldier of the British Army who died during the First World War.

He was born c. 1891, in Naples, the son of Luigi and Filomena Apicella. The family settled in Stoke Newington by 1901, where Luigi worked as an ice cream vendor. At the time of the 1911 Census, the Apicella family were residing at 2a Allen Road.

Apicella died on 16 October 1918, of wounds received during the Allied Hundred Days Offensive on the Western Front, while serving with the 6th Battalion, The Dorsetshire Regiment. He had married, in 1911, to Lilian Munro.

He is buried in Caudry British Cemetery, Nord, in France.

ReferencesEdit

  • Ancestry.co.uk.
  • Apicella, F, cwgc.org. Retrieved 11 August 2013.

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