Albino Leo Angeloni (1918 – 1986)
Albino Angeloni was born in Brescia, Italy, and enlisted into the Italian Navy aged 17.
His ship, the cruiser Colleoni was torpedoed in the Mediterranean and was taken prisoner-of-war for three years.
He was transferred to the PoW camp at Buckminster and later, Allington.
On release, he met and married Grantham girl Pamela Parker and they set up home at Croxton Kerriel, working for farmer Richard Cropley.
They couple moved to Grantham in 1964 when he got a job with Bristowe’s Tarvia. Five years later, he joined the engineering department at Christian Salveson from where he retired in 1983.