Rank: Private / Lieutenant
Regiment: 49th Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force
Parents: Mr Aldo & Mrs Louisa Rusconi
Address: 28 London Road, St Leonards
Other Info: Killed in action on 30th October 1917…. He was only 20 years of age and was educated at St Mary Magdalen’s and the Hastings Grammar Schools. On leaving the school he went to Canada and was employed in the Bank of Ottawa at Edmonton, Alberta. In January 1915 he enlisted and went to France in the following October. For his gallantry and devotion to duty in the field he was recommended for a commission, which was given him in March.
According to CWGC, Alberto was a Lieutenant in the 49th Battalion of the Canadian Infantry when he died. Alberto is remembered on the Ypres Menin Gate, panel 24-28-30.
Alberto’s CEF service papers can be viewed for free here.
Published: April 1915 & November 1917
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