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Daniel Francis CRONIN

Regimental number3382
Place of birthGeelong Victoria
SchoolSt Mary's Boys School, Geelong, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressArgyle Street, New Town, Tasmania
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation38
Next of kinWife, Mrs Lydia Cronin, Argyle Street, New Town, Tasmania
Enlistment date26 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentSPTE
Unit name26th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board HMAT A31 Ajana on 13 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 25 August 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death40
Age at death from cemetery records40
Place of burialSerre Road Cemetery No. 2 (Plot XXIII, Row E, Grave No. 2/4), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Daniel and Margaret CRONIN; husband of Sarah CRONIN, 1 Alexandra parade, Collingwood, Victoria. Native of Geelong
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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