Elroy Gravelle and other members of the 41st Infantry Division Band on Biak Island

Title

Elroy Gravelle and other members of the 41st Infantry Division Band on Biak Island

Description

Black and white image of five and a half men, posed for the camera. Most are in khaki uniforms. Palm trees tower in the background. Elroy Gravelle, on the right in the front of the image, lived near Lone Fir in Washington County as a child, though most of his life was spent in the greater Portland area. Enlisting in September, 1940, Elroy joined the 41st Infantry Division Band and saw service in the South Pacific during World War II.
[front][pen] Biak Island. [back] [pen] Standing Left to R. Al Reiminerschnider, Chet Romig, San Wise, Ray Hanes. Sitting, Herb Foster, Elroy Gravelle. 41st Infantry Division. [stamped] Elroy Gravelle

Date Created

circa 1942-1945

Medium

photographic prints

Language

English

Identifier

WCMpic_011896

Rights

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Collection