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Michael Joseph CRONIN

Regimental number10328
Place of birthBeeac Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationPlumber
Address11 Ercildoune Street, Caulfield, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs J T Maloney, 11 Ercildoune Street, Caulfield, Victoria
Previous military serviceEnlisted 10 July 1915 - 2 FA Brigade; takenon strength 1 DAC 10 February 1916; 3 Brigade Amm Col. 8 March 1916; 1 DAC 15 December 1916; 1 FA Brigade 8 February 1917.
Enlistment date10 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll2 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 2, Reinforcement 13
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/30/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 5 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 27 August 1917
Place of death or woundingFlanders
Age at death20
Place of burialThe Huts Cemetery (Plot IV, Row B, Grave No. 12), Dickebusch, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
11
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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