Bandsman Nunzio Carmando was an Italian sailor of the Royal Navy who died during the First World War.

He was born on 19 February 1885, in Salerno,[1] the son of Alexandra and Needla Carmando, and later the husband of Giovanno, of Senglea, Malta.

Carmando died on 31 May 1916, in the Battle of Jutland, when the armoured cruiser HMS Defence exploded with the loss of all hands.

He has no known grave and is commemorated by the Plymouth Naval Memorial.


  1. Records of the Admiralty, Naval Forces, Royal Marines, Coastguard, and related bodies.


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