State Archives of Reggio Calabria
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The Reggio Calabria State Archive holds the Civil Registry (1809-1944) from 1809-1865, which contains the duplicates of the birth, marriage and death certificates and the “Different Act” series of all the cities in the province. Apart from the registers, the archive includes the Attached files (marriage processes) series. For the period between 1866 and 1900 the duplicates of the birth, marriage, death and citizenship certificates and the marriage announcements from Reggio Calabria and Locri-Gerace are available for consultation. For 1901 to 1944 the institute holds the local registries of the cities of the Reggio Calabria circumscription; the Palmi circumscription files are not yet available for consultation.
The archive Reggio Calabria Recruitment Office holds the Recruitment Lists of the young males of the classes of 1834-1944 residents in the district, whom, once age 20, were called to recruitment examination.
Recruitment number and military draw number
The Military Districtarchive holds the draft cards of the recruits (privates and non-commissioned officers) of the classes of 1856-1926.
A database of the cards from Information of Army and Navy soldiers Office, Reggio Calabria Subsection (1915-1918) is available for consultation in the Study Room.
Other sources in the archive
The Reggio Calabria State Archive holds around 63000 cards Information of Army and Navy soldiers Office, Reggio Calabria Subsection (1915-1918) is available Reggio Calabria Subsection (1915-1918),which concern to the dead, wounded or missing soldiers of the province during World War I. The cards contain information for name, paternity, degree, military records, corps, regiment, battalion, company, class and health (not all the blanks have been filled). The office was created in 1915 by Lina Bianconcini Cavazza and other bolognese women of noble origin. Their central office was in Bologna, but there were sections all around Italy. This archive allows us to know more about the World War I soldiers of the province.