Alfred James GRAVENALL

GRAVENALL, Alfred James

Service Number: 2251
Enlisted: 12 July 1915, Melbourne, Victoria
Last Rank: Sapper
Last Unit: 2nd Field Company Engineers
Born: Melbourne, Victoria, 1893
Home Town: Northcote, Darebin, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Presser
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World War 1 Service

12 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Melbourne, Victoria
9 Nov 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Sapper, SN 2251, 2nd Field Company Engineers
9 Nov 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Sapper, SN 2251, 2nd Field Company Engineers, HMAT Beltana, Sydney

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Biography

"...2251 Sapper Alfred James Gravenall, 12th Field Company Engineers. A presser from Northcote, Victoria, Spr Gravenall enlisted in July 1915 at 22 years of age and embarked with the 2nd Field Company Engineers in November 1915. He was transferred to the 12th Field Company Engineers in March 1916. Spr Gravenall's unit was based at Vignacourt for several weeks in the winter of 1916-17 while undertaking a number of different engineering projects in the surrounding area. He returned to Australia in March 1919." - SOURCE (www.awm.gov.au)

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