Burlington Weekly Free Press.
Burlington Weekly Free Press.
Contributed by Joan H. Bixby

Description: Sergt.Antonio Covino Dies In Austria.

Date: April 17 1919

Newspaper published in: Burlington, Vt.

Source: Library of Congress.

Page/Column: Page 10.

THE STATE.

BOY DIES IN AUSTRIA.

Word has been received of the death of Sergt. Antonio Covino of
Poultney, which occurred in an Austrian prison February 24, 1918, he
being captured in October, 1917, in the Caporetto disaster. Sergt.
Covino was a member of the 84th Italian infantry, having enlisted in
August, 1915, and from that time on he was in the Alps up to the time
of his capture. The last heard from him at his home here was a letter
which was written November 17, 1917. Sergt. Covino was born June 10,
1893, in Pannnaroma, Italy. He came to this country with his parents at
the age of eight years. He is survived by his parents, three brothers,
Joseph of New York city, and James and Thomas of South Poultney, and two
sisters, Mary of South Poultney and Mrs. John Vilan of New York.


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