Alfred James ANGRAVE

ANGRAVE, Alfred James

Service Numbers: 1325, 258
Enlisted: 19 August 1914, Adelaide, South Australia
Last Rank: Trooper
Last Unit: 3rd Light Horse Regiment
Born: Hindmarsh, South Australia, 28 August 1883
Home Town: Adelaide, South Australia
Schooling: Flinders Street Public School
Occupation: Trolley driver
Died: Died of wounds, Port Said, Egypt, 3 June 1916, aged 32 years
Cemetery: Port Said War Memorial Cemetery
Row O, Grave 22, Port Said War Memorial Cemetery, Port Said, Suez Canal, Egypt
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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Boer War Service

1 Oct 1899: Involvement Private, 1325
1 Oct 1899: Involvement Private, 1325, Army Medical Corps Contingent (NSW)

World War 1 Service

19 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 258, Adelaide, South Australia
22 Oct 1914: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, 258, 3rd Light Horse Regiment, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
22 Oct 1914: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, 258, 3rd Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Port Lincoln, Adelaide
3 Jun 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Trooper, 258, 3rd Light Horse Regiment, Egypt and Palestine - Light Horse and AFC Operations

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Son of Thomas and Margaret Ann Angrave of Hindmarsh, South Australia

Husband of Ethel May Angrave of Durban Street, West Adelaide, SA.

Private in 3 Light Horse Regiment

Joined unit at Gallipoli, 6 August 1915.

Disembarked Alexandria from HS 'Gascon' 30 August 1915 (dysentery);
admitted to No 1 General Hospital, 1 September 1915 (bruised back and dysentery);
transferred to Convalescent Hospital, Helouan, 16 September 1915 (light duties).

Admitted to No 1 General Hospital, 1 November 1915 (colic); discharged to duty, 4 November 1915.

Embarked Alexandria to rejoin Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, Gallipoli, 13 November 1915.

Disembarked Alexandria from Mudros, 4 December 1915 (general Gallipoli evacuation).

Rejoined unit, 29 December 1915, and proceeded to Western Front.

Wounded in action, Romani, 1 June 1916 (bomb wound, buttock),
admitted to 1st Light Horse Field Ambulance,
transferred to Lowlands Field Ambulance.

3 June 1916  died of wounds, 31st General Hospital, Port Said

1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Submitted by Carol Foster.