Tag Archives: World War Two

A prison without prisoners

Camp 9, the first of the Loveday camps to be built, was constructed nearly a year before the first prisoners arrived. When Mussolini made an alliance with Hitler which sent Italy to war, the Army was instructed to build secure … Continue reading

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Three brothers interned

Three brothers from central Sicily were typical of the Italian farmers who were interned at Loveday during the war years. This is their story. Arrival: In 1922 Giuseppe (age 28) and Angelo (age 31) were sponsored to Australia by an … Continue reading

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