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Ernest John CRAVINO

Regimental number618
Place of birthBallarat Victoria
SchoolState School, Victoria
ReligionProtestant
OccupationDraper
Address23 Humffray Street, Ballarat East, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, John Cravino, 23 Humffray Street, Ballarat East, Victoria
Previous military serviceCitizens Forces
Enlistment date14 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll13 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 9 November 1915
31st Battalion Headquarters and Companies A, B, C and D sailed on two ships, HMAT A62 Wandilla, 9th November 1915 from Melbourne, and HMAT A41 Bakara, 5 November 1915, from Melbourne. It is not possible to tell from the Embarkation Roll on which ship an individual embarked.
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A41 Bakara on 5 November 1915
31st Battalion Headquarters and Companies A, B, C and D sailed on two ships, HMAT A62 Wandilla, 9th November 1915 from Melbourne, and HMAT A41 Bakara, 5 November 1915, from Melbourne. It is not possible to tell from the Embarkation Roll on which ship an individual embarked.
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll31st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 13 November 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death21
Place of burialGuards' Cemetery (Plot XI, Row W, Grave No. 8), Lesboeufs, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
118
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Mary CRAVINO, 4 Specimen Vale, Ballarat East, Victoria, Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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