San Fili

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San Fili
Comune
Comune di San Fili
San Fili is located in Italy
San Fili
San Fili
Location of San Fili in Italy
Coordinates: 39°20′N 16°9′E / 39.333°N 16.150°E / 39.333; 16.150Coordinates: 39°20′N 16°9′E / 39.333°N 16.150°E / 39.333; 16.150
Country Italy
Region Calabria
Province Cosenza (CS)
Frazioni Bucita, Frassino
Area
 • Total 20 km2 (8 sq mi)
Elevation 498 m (1,634 ft)
Population
 • Total 2,559
 • Density 130/km2 (330/sq mi)
Demonym Sanfilesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 87037
Dialing code 0984
Patron saint san francesco
Saint day 12 October
Website Official website

San Fili (Greek: Aghia Phyli) is a town and comune in the province of Cosenza in the Calabria region of southern Italy.

Geography[edit]

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The town is bordered by Marano Principato, Montalto Uffugo, Paola, Rende, San Lucido and San Vincenzo La Costa.

San Fili is 566 meters above sea level.

Churches[edit]

San Fili is home to 6 churches.

  • Chiesa dell'Annunziata
  • Chiesa dell'Immacolata Concezione
  • Chiesa del Ritiro
  • Chiesa dello Spirito Santo
  • Chiesa di Sant'Antonio Abate
  • Chiesa Madonna del Carmine

Monument to the Fallen[edit]

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Situated in San Fili’ main piazza is the Monument to the Fallen. At the base of this carrera marble carved statue are the names of fallen Sanfilesi during the First and Second World Wars. This monument was made by the sculptor Lion Tommasi de Pietrasanta.

Soldiers Who Died in World War 1[edit]

The following is a list of 50 men from San Fili and Montalto Uffugo who sacrificed during World War 1.

  • ALIMENA, BIAGIO Son of Giuseppe Corporal 142nd Reggimento Fanteria Born on 23 Jan 1890 in San Fili, died on 23 Aug 1915 in Carso area because wounded while fighting
  • ASTA, GIUSEPPE Son of Alessandro Soldier of 65th Reggimento Fanteria Born on 15 May 1896 in San Fili, died on 5 July 1918 in Storo from disease
  • BLASI, SALVATORE Son of Francesco Soldier 55th Reggimento Fanteria Born on 6 Feb 1895 in San Fili, missed in action on 20 July 1915 on Monte Paiana while fighting
  • CARDILE, RAFFAELE Son of Pietro Soldier 219th Reggimento Fanteria Born on 20 Oct 1896 in San Fili, missing in action on 2 July 1916 on Monte Pasubio while fighting
  • CAVALIERE, BIAGIO Son of Ferdinando Soldier 38th Reggimento Fanteria Born on 3 Nov 1896 in San Fili, died on 2 July 1919 in the little camp hospital n. 71 from disease
  • CAVALIERE, GIUSEPPE Son of Salvatore Corporal, 146th Reggimento Fanteria Born on 24 Aug 1898 in San Fili, died on 2 Feb 1918 in the 79th health section because wounded while fighting
  • CRIBARI, CARMINE Son of Luigi Corporal 30th Reggimento Fanteria Born on 23 Dec 1896 in San Fili, died on 23 Dec 1916 in the little camp hospital n. 059 because wounded while fighting
  • CRIBARO FRANCESCO son of Luigi Soldier 55th Reggimento Fanteria born on 12 May 1893 in San Fili, missed in action on 8 June 1916 after sinking of the ship
  • CURTI FRANCESCO VINCENZO son of Francesco Caporale 19th Reggimento Fanteria, born on 4 Mar 1881 in San Fili, died on 19 Oct 1918 in San Fili from disease
  • DE FELIPPIS GAETANO son of Michele Soldier 125th Reggimento Fanteria, born on 26 Apr 1895 in San Fili, missing in action on 1 Nov 1915 in Zagora while fighting
  • DE FRANCO FRANCESCO FERRUCCIO son of Domenico Soldier 156th Reggimento Fanteria, born on 1 Jan 1894 in San Fili, missing in action on 28 May 1916 while fighting
  • FALBO ANGELO son of Luigi � Soldier 32nd Reggimento Fanteria, born on 23 Mar 1881 in San Fili, missed in action on 28 May 1916 while fighting
  • FILIPPO DAVIDE son of Antonio Filippo Soldier 30th Reggimento Fanteria, born on 14 Mar 1899 in San Fili, died on 16 Aug 1916 in the little camp hospital n.76 because wounded while fighting
  • FRANCAVILLA GIUSEPPE son of Vincenzo Soldier 1st Reggimento Granantieri, born on 15 Feb 1887 in San Fili, died on 13 Oct 1916 because wounded while fighting
  • GAMBARO MICHELE son of Domenico Silver Medal Sottotenente 260th Reggimento Fanteria, born on 13 Oct 1895 in San Fili, died on 6 June 1917 because wounded while fighting
  • GAROFALO GIUSEPPE son of Francesco soldier 609th Compagnia Mitraglieri FIAT, born on 20 Sept 1895 in San Fili, died on 19 Aug 1917 on Carso area because wounded while fighting
  • GENTILE ANGELO Soldier 145th Reggimento Fanteria, born on 1 Jan 1898 in San Fili, died on 16 Sept 1917 on Carso area because wounded while fighting
  • GIRARDI GIUSEPPE son of Antonio Bronze Medal soldier 19th Reggimento Fanteria, born on 12 Feb 1888 in San Fili, died on 11 Oct 1916 in the 22nd Health Section because wounded while fighting
  • GRANATA FRANCESCO son of Michele Sergente 1198th Compagnia mitraglieri FIAT, born on17 Nov 1895 in San Fili, died on 16 July 1918 on Montagna Grande because wounded while fighting
  • GRANATA UBALDO son of Alessandro Caporale 86th Reggimento Fanteria, born on 12 Apr 1899 in San Fili, died on 4 May 1919 in San Fili for disease
  • GUCCIONE PIETRO son of Biagio Soldier 13th Reggimento Bersaglieri, born on 30 Dec 1896 in San Fili, died on 5 Aug 1916 on Monte colibron because wounded while fighting
  • IAZZOLINO FRNCESCO son of Leonardo Soldier 276th Battaglione M.T., born on 20 Feb 1878 in San Fili, died on 17 Feb 1916 in Taranto for disease
  • MAZZUCCA GAETANO son of Giuseppe Soldier 77th Reggimento Fanteria, born on 12 Nov 1898 in San Fili, died on 28 July 1917 on Dosso Faiti area because wounded while fighting
  • MICELI FRANCESCO son of angelo Soldier 146th Reggimento Fanteria, born on 11 Jan 1888 in San Fili, died on 4 Sept 1917 because wounded while fighting
  • MUSTACATO RAFFAELE son of Domenico Soldier 217th Reggimento Fanteria, born on 12 May 1896 in San Fili, died on 29 May 1916 on I SOGLI DI CAMPIGLIA area because wounded while fighting
  • NIGRO ALESSANDRO son of Antonio Caporal Maggiore 84th Reggimento Fanteria, born on 2 May 1888 in San Fili, died on 5 Jan 1917 in Florence from disease
  • NOTO CARMINE son of Michele Soldier 2nd Reggimento Bersaglieri born on 20 Oct 1895 in San Fili, died on 23 Oct 1918 in the little camp hospital n. 92 from disease
  • ONOFRIO FRANCESCO son of Sante Soldier 219th Reggimento Fanteria, born on 1896 in San Fili, died on 13 June 1916 in the 2nd Mobile Surgery hospital because wounded while fighting
  • ONOFRIO SAVERIO son of Sante Soldier 79th Reggimento Fanteria, born on 6 Mar 1894 in San Fili, died on 10 Mar 1917 while prisoner of enemy for disease
  • PIGNATARO ALESSANDRO son of Antonio Soldier 215th Reggimento Fanteria, born on 14 Dec 1883 in San Fili, died on 4 June 1917 on Dosso Faiti area because wounded while fighting
  • RENDE FILIBERTO son of Francesco Soldier 19th Reggimento Fanteria, born on 18 Mar 1891 in San Fili, died on 14 Nov 1915 in the little camp hospital n.99 for disease
  • LIO ACHILLE SALVATORE son of Pasquale Soldier 313th Battaglione M.T., born on 6 Sept 1882 in San Fili, died on 6 Sept 1918 in Taranto for disease
  • LIO ANTONIO son of Carmine Soldier 222nd Reggimento Fanteria, born on 20 June 1896 in San Fili, died on 30 Jan 1919 in San Fili for disease
  • LIO GIUSEPPE son of Salvatore Soldier 429th Compagnia Mitraglieri FIAT, born on 4 July 1896 in San Fili, died on 18 Aug 1917 on Monte Santa Caterina because wounded while fighting
  • LOIZZO LUIGI son of Francesco Silver and Bronze Medals Sergente 11th Reggimento Bersaglieri, born on 13 Oct 1895 in San Fili, died on 29 Jan 1918 in Rome for an accident while in war
  • LUCCHETTA MICHELANGELO son of Francesco Soldier 48th Reggimento Fanteria, born on 15 Jan 1880 in San Fili, died on 19 Dec 1918 in San Fili for disease
  • RENDE GABRIELE son of Gaetano Soldier 277th Battaglione M.T., born on 27 Dec 1879 in San Fili, died on 29 May 1917 in Belluno for disease
  • RENDE GIOVANNI son of Gaspare Soldier 139th Reggimento Fanteria, born on 30 Sept 1898 in San Fili, died on 2 May 1918 while prisoner of enemy for disease
  • RENDE SALVATORE son of Alessandro Soldier 3rd Reggimento Alpini, born 22 Aug 1899 in San Fili, missed in action on 13 Dec 1917 while fighting
  • RINALDI GIUSEPPE son of Francesco Soldier 68th Reggimento Fanteria, born on 15 May 1893 in San Fili, died on 22 June 1916 because wounded while fighting
  • ROMANO CARMINE son of Francesco Soldier 19th Reggimento Fanteria, born on 1889 in San Fili, died on 18 July 1915 on Carso area because wounded while fighting
  • RUSSO SABATINO son of Antonio Soldier 9th Reggimento Fanteria, born on 8 Mar 1879 in San Fili, died on 4 Aug 1918 in San Fili from disease
  • SANGERMANO EUGENIO son of Giuseppe Soldier 69th Reggimento Fanteria, born on 29 Apr 1895 in San Fili, died on 8 Feb 1919 in San Fili from disease
  • SCOLA PIETRO son of Raffaele Soldier 19th Reggimento Fanteria, born on 17 Sept 1887 in San Fili, died on 22 Nov 1915 on Monte San Michele because wounded while fighting
  • SERRA GIUSEPPE son of Salvatore Soldier 269th Compagnia mitraglieri FIAT, born on 9 June 1891 in San Fili, died on 14 May 1917 because wounded while fighting
  • SERRA SALVATORE son of Enrico Soldier 19th Reggimento Fanteria, born on 5 July 1885 in San Fili, missed in action on 20 July 1915 on Carso area while fighting
  • SOLANO DOMENICO son of Oronzo Soldier 222nd Reggimento Fanteria, born on 6 Apr 1880 in San Fili, died on 18 Aug 1918 in Lecce for disease
  • STORINO SAVERIO son of Antonio Soldier 4th Reggimento Alpini, born on 12 Feb 1897 in San Fili, died on 7 June 1917 in the little camp hospital n.111 because wounded while fighting
  • TURANO SANTE son of Vincenzo Soldier 67th Reggimento Fanteria, born on 15 May 1891 in San Fili, died on 17 Dec 1915 in Libia for disease
  • VERCILLO MATTEO son of Adolfo Silver Medal Sottotenente 225th Reggimento Fanteria, born on 15 Oct 1888 in San Fili, died on 5 June 1917 in Monfalcone because wounded while fighting

Famous residents[edit]

WWE star Santino Marella stated at his debut that he comes from San Fili.

Notes and references[edit]