Wednesday 17 June 2009

Private Glorieux Gravelle

Born on 27 July 1896 in Rochonville, Quebec - son of Mrs. C. Gravelle, Rochonville, Quebec - at the time of his conscription in 1918: present address in Rochonville, Quebec, single, Roman Catholic, trade as labourer, no current or previous military service, height of 5 feet 3.5 inches, chest of 35 inches fully expanded, brown complexion, blue eyes, brown hair.

Conscripted into the 2nd Depot Battalion, Eastern Ontario Regiment, CEF, in Ottawa, Ontario, on 22 February 1918 (number 3320646) - taken on the strength of the 38th Battalion, CEF, on 9 or 10 August 1918 - wounded on 2 September 1918 - invalided to England on 5 September 1918.

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