David Silvester Ravolaine

Alias Ravoline, Ravolainen
Russian spelling Раволайне<br>**Finninsh spelling** Taavi Sylvester Ravolainen*
Born 14.11.1888
Place Mikkeli Parish, Vyborg, Finland
Ethnic origin Finnish
Religion Lutheran
Father David Ravolaine
Arrived at Australia from Hoquim, Washington, USA
on 31.10.1910
per John C Meyer
disembarked at Sydney
Residence before enlistment Sydney, Bourke, Muswellbrook, Narrabri, Wee Waa, NSW
Occupation Sailor, labourer
Naturalisation 1915

Service #1

Service number 2731
Enlisted 3.06.1915
Place of enlistment Liverpool, NSW
Unit 3rd Battalion
Rank Private, Lance Corporal
Place Western Front, 1916
Final fate KIA 24.07.1916
Cemetery Pozieres British Cemetery
Memorial 26 Villers-Bretonneux, France


Digitised naturalisation (NAA)

Digitised service records (NAA)

Digitised Embarkation roll entry (AWM)

Roll of Honour (AWM)

Memorial in the shape of a wooden cross commemorating D Company 3rd Infantry Battalion, AIF members who died at the battle of Pozieres P09990.001 (AWM)

  • Information from Maija Kerkela

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