Ernest J. Cravino

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History

Ernest Cravino was born at Ballarat on 21 September 1895. His father, John Cravino, died in 1898. On 28 April 1905 his mother, Mary Ann (nee Walker) died giving birth to twin girls. Ernest his two sisters, and the twin girls were admitted to Ballarat Orphanage in 1907. Eight other sisters were not admitted to the orphanage. Ernest returned to his father in 1911.[1]

Working as a draper in Ballarat at the time of his enlistment on 08 July 1915, the 19 year old gave his father as the next-ofkin. Ernest embarked in 16 June 1916 was was killed in action while with the 8th Machine Gun Company in France on 23 November 1916. He is buried in the Le Bouefs Guards' Cemetery.[2]

Legacy

World War One service recognised on the Ballarat Avenue of Honour.

A tree was planted for Ernest John Cravino (0618) in the Ballarat Orphanage's Arthur Kenny Avenue of Honour.[3]

See also

Ballarat Orphanage's Arthur Kenny Avenue of Honour

World War One

Notes

References

  1. The Re-Discovery of the Ballarat Orphanage's Arthur Kenny Avenue Commemorative Booklet.
  2. The Re-Discovery of the Ballarat Orphanage's Arthur Kenny Avenue Commemorative Booklet.
  3. The Re-Discovery of the Ballarat Orphanage's Arthur Kenny Avenue Commemorative Booklet.

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--Beth Kicinski 13:29, 19 June 2013 (EST), --C.K.Gervasoni 15:16, 13 July 2014 (EST)

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