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John Leo CRONIN

Regimental number55122
Place of birthRichmond Victoria
SchoolSt Ignatius Roman Catholic School, Richmond, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationPublic servant
AddressHeigh Street, Rutherglen, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, M Cronin, Heigh Street, Rutherglen, Victoria
Previous military serviceCitizen Forces
Enlistment date27 August 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th General (Victorian) Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/111/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Orontes on 5 June 1918
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 10 June 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied of peritonitis
FateDied of disease 7 April 1919
Age at death20.5
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialBrookwood Military Cemetery (Plot IV, Row F, Grave No. 22), Surrey, England
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
52
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Maurice and Ann CRONIN, High Street, Rutherglen, Victoria. Native of Richmond, Victoria

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