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Photograph of WW1 Grave Daours France - soldier Peter Garoni, Military Medal and Bar (known as Peter Moroney)

From the Collection of Chiltern Athenaeum Trust 57 Conness Street Chiltern Victoria

Description
Coloured photograph of the WW1 Grave of soldier Peter Garoni (enlisted as Peter Moroney), Military Medal and Bar. The grave is located at Daours, Corbie, France, Communal Cemetery.
Size
100mm x 155mm
Object Registration
645
Keywords
peter garoni ww1 soldier, peter garoni (served as peter moroney) ww1, peter garoni/moroney ww1 military medal and bar, peter garnoni/moroney chiltern resident
Historical information
This reproduction photograph is of Peter Garoni (Moroney's) grave which is at Daours Communal Cemetery, Corbie, France. He was killed in action on 25/8/1918. Peter Garoni served as Peter Maroney, having enlisted on 19/9/14, and as he saw it, being a native born Italian, he was concerned he would not have been able to enlist and show his patriotism to Australia. Peter Garoni was also the recipient of the military medal and the military medal bar for acts of bravery on the battlefront. He was the son of John Garoni and Annie Garoni from Wangaratta Vic. He served in the Gallipoli campaign and also in France. His service number was 2143.
Significance
Associated with WW1 soldier Peter Garoni (served as Peter Moroney) service number 2143. Military Medal and Bar recipient.
Inscriptions & Markings
The grave has the Rising Sun emblem, the wording as as follows: P. Garoni served as 2143 Corporal P. Maroney, MM, 6 BN Australian Inf. 24th August 1918.
Last updated
25 Aug 2019 at 8:22AM