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Luigi Bartolucci-Dundas
Lieutenant, Italian Navy
Provided By Captain Riccardo Ravera, Italian Navy
Assistant Naval Attache, Italian Embassy, Washington, D.C.

Biographical Sketch of
LIEUTENANT LUIGI BARTOLUCCI DUNDAS

Lieutenant Luigi Bartolucci Dundas was born in  Cantiano, Italy in the province of Pesaro June 17th, 1888.  He was the son of Thomas Bartolucci and Maria Clotilde Inge.

He entered the Naval Academy Livorno - in 1906 and received his commission as Ensign 1 November 1909.  He was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant Junior Grade 1 June 1912 and Lieutenant 1 May 1915.    He participated in various war campaigns such as the Italian-Turkish war (1911-1912) and the World War I (1915-1918).

Principal Assignments:

Director of the Hydrographic Institute in Genoa, Italy
(1 November 1918 28 December 1918)

Overseas duty (location unspecified)
 (1 January 1919 30 May 1919)

Assistant Naval Attaché to Embassy of Italy in Paris, France 
 ( 1 June 1919 15 August 1919)

Assistant Naval Attaché to Embassy of Italy in Washington, DC 
 ( 1 September 1919 1 April 1920)

Medals and Honors:

Decree awarded by the Ministry of Internal Affairs for valor shown in Tivoli (1906) where he rescued a military police officer from drowning.

Authorized to wear the commemorative medal for the Italian-Turkish War Campaign 1911-1912.

Bronze Medal for Military Valor in submarine tracking missions during war, 17 June 1917

Lieutenant Bartolucci Dundas died in Baltimore April 1st, 1920 and is interred at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Virginia.


Luigi Bartolucci-Dundas was an Assistant Naval Attache to the United States and died in that capacity in Washington, D.C. on 1 April 1920.  He was laid to rest in Arlington National Cemetery. 

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BARTOLUCCI-DUNDAS, LUIGI
ASSISTANT NAVAL ATTACHE
VETERAN SERVICE DATES: Unknown
DATE OF DEATH: 04/01/1920
DATE OF INTERMENT: 04/01/1920
BURIED AT: SECTION 3  SITE 4144
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY


Posted: 16 October 2004 Updated: 22 January 2006

Luigi Bartoli-Dundas Gravesite PHOTO

Luigi Bartoli-Dundas Gravesite PHOTO

Photos By M. R. Patterson, 23 April 2004