Place of placement: Inside the Church of Santi Matteo e Margherita
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Memorial slabs dedicated to the Fallen of Ortignano during the First and Second World Wars. They consist of two separate parts set up at different times: one with the names of 21 soldiers who died in the Great War and the other with 18 names of victims of the Second World War (12 soldiers and 6 civilians and partisans). They are located inside the parish church of Santi Matteo e Margherita.
News and contextualisation
Ferdinando Bandelloni, born on January 26th 1906, woodcutter or miller, slaughtered by the Germans in the Calleta area of Castel Focognano (Ar) on July 13th 1944. Wounded by bullets, he was finished off with a bayonet and rifle butt. Known as a partisan of the VI Comp., III Btn. "Licio Nencetti", XXIII Garibaldi Brigata "Pio Borri", Div. "Arezzo". Buried in the cemetery of Ortignano.
Author: Alessandro Bargellini