Giuseppe Garibaldi II
Together with his father, he took part in the Greco-Turkish War of 1897 alongside the Greeks and afterwards fought with the revolutionaries in Venezuela, and in other conflicts in South America. He volunteered and served with great distinction with the British Army in the Boer War, carrying with him a sword given to his grandfather by the working men of Tyneside, England, in 1854.
He served as a lieutenant colonel (teniente coronel) in the army of Francisco I. Madero during the initial victories of the 1910 Mexican Revolution. Plaza Garibaldi in Mexico City was named in honor of his actions in the battle of Nuevo Casas Grandes Lt Col Garibaldi was ignominiously sacked by Villa after the first battle of Ciudad Juárez in 1911, but the name of the plaza (formerly Pila de la Habana) stuck nonetheless despite the way he left the Army of the Revolution.
Garibaldi again served with the Greek Army during the First Balkan War in 1912.
Garibaldi joined the Italian army in World War I and fought with distinction. He was promoted to brigadier-general in June, 1918, and retired from the army in June 1919.
- "Italy: Garibaldi's Conversion". Time. April 15, 1940.
- "Garibaldi, Giuseppe". Encyclopædia Britannica (12th ed.). 1922.
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