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Palazzi, Silvio Alfeira (Sid) (1874–1950)

Silvio Palazzi (seated) with his brother Joseph, in the uniform of G Company, NSW 1st Infantry Regiment

Silvio Palazzi (seated) with his brother Joseph, in the uniform of G Company, NSW 1st Infantry Regiment

photo provided by Les Hetherington

The death occurred at Lewisham Private Hospital yesterday morning of a well-known identity of Wagga, Mr. Silvio Alfeira (Sid) Palazzi, of 97 Crampton Street, at the age of 75 years. Mr. Palazzi, who came to Wagga 70 years ago, was one of the best-known saddlers in the State. He served his apprenticeship with the firm of the late J. J. McGrath, of Wagga, and later in partnership with Mr Rake, purchased the business and carried on as Messrs Rake and Palazzi for 50 years. Mr. Palazzi took an active and keen interest in various affairs of the town and district, and was a very old member of the Unity Lodge, Wagga. He was a South African War veteran and during the 1914-1918 war he served on the staff at Warren Camp, Sydney. He is survived by his widow (Mrs. Julia F. Palazzi, of Crampton Street, Wagga; one daughter, Nina Lorraine (Mrs. W. H. Lampe, of 65 Coleman Street, Wagga, and one son, Mr Reginald Stanley Palazzi, of Finley. One daughter predeceased him. Also surviving him are three brothers – Messrs Lewis and Frank Palazzi, of Sydney, and Hector Palazzi, of Grenfell, and three sisters – Mrs. Victoria (Pat) Byrnes, of Manly, Mrs. M. Channon, of Manly, and Mrs. Winchester, of Sydney. The funeral will take place today, the cortege leaving St. Michael’s Cathedral at 2:30pm for the Wagga cemetery.

Original publication

  • Daily Advertiser (Wagga Wagga, NSW), 24 May 1950

Citation details

'Palazzi, Silvio Alfeira (Sid) (1874–1950)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, http://oa.anu.edu.au/obituary/palazzi-silvio-alfeira-sid-1668/text1783, accessed 23 September 2020.

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Silvio Palazzi (seated) with his brother Joseph, in the uniform of G Company, NSW 1st Infantry Regiment

Silvio Palazzi (seated) with his brother Joseph, in the uniform of G Company, NSW 1st Infantry Regiment

photo provided by Les Hetherington