File No. 365.117/249

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539 Department’s 415, December 16,4 Military authorities have refused exonerate Ajello from military service, holding that while he may have lost Italian citizenship during minority by reason of father’s naturalization in 1889 nevertheless Ajello must be considered as still obliged to perform military service by virtue of Article 12, civil code, which was in force at time his class called to colors.

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