b. 1875 Zabbar, Malta. d. 08/01/1953 Malta.
DATE OF AM ACTION: 27/08/1901 HM Dockyard, Malta.
Little is known of the life of Giovanni Bilocca, a labourer at the HM Dockyard in Malta at the time of the incident which led to the award of the Albert Medal 2nd Class. He received his medal on 9th March 1902 in the Palace Square, Valletta, from the Governor of Malta, Sir Francis Grenfell.
The King has been graciously pleased to confer the Albert Medal of the Second Class upon Giovanni Bilocca and Giuseppe Zammit, Dockyard Labourers, in recognition of their gallantry in saving the lives of fellow labourers who were overcome by poisonous fumes in a shaft at the Extension Works at His Majesty’s Dockyard at Malta, on the 27th August last.
BURIAL LOCATION: UNKNOWN.
LOCATION OF MEDAL: HELD BY BILOCCA FAMILY.