File No. 365.117/98a.

The Secretary of State ad interim to Ambassador Page .

[Telegram.]

254. Department informed Ugo Da Prato, born Boston August 25, 1895, drafted in 50th Co., 49th Inf. regiment at Turin. His birth certificate, and naturalization certificate of his father Antonio Da Prato, received. Latter shows father born in Barga, Italy; naturalized in United States, District Court Boston, March 19, 1892; that is, before the son’s birth. Ugo went to Italy in 1912 to study architecture and has been in Pietrasanta. Inform Italian Government of above facts. Ask for immediate release.

Lansing.