Private Francis (Francesco) Policella was an English soldier of the British Army who died during the First World War.

He was born in Nottingham, the son of Italian-born parents Raphael, an ice cream vendor, and Maria Policella (née Matttucci). At the time of the 1911 census, Policella had followed his father into the ice cream business.

Aged 26, Policella died on 26 August 1918, of wounds received during the Allied Hundred Days Offensive, while serving with the 2/4th Battalion, The Hampshire Regiment on the Western Front . He formerly belonged to the Devonshire Regiment. His younger brother, Joseph, a stoker in the Royal Navy Patrol Service, died during the Second World War.

He is buried in Gomiecourt South Cemetery.

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