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ID number P10550.498
Collection Photograph
Object type Black & white - Glass original postcard negative
Maker Thuillier, Louis (Photographer)
Place made France: Picardie, Somme, Vignacourt
Date made c 1916-1918
Copyright holder Australian Capital Equity Pty Ltd

Description

Portrait of 2251 Sapper (Spr) 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. (See also P10550.266)

From the Thuillier collection of glass plate negatives. Taken by Louis and Antoinette Thuillier in Vignacourt, France during the period 1916 to 1918.