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Thomas CRONIN

Regimental number1653
Place of birthMaroona Victoria
SchoolMaroona, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationPublican
AddressMaroona, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Kenny, Maroona, Victoria
Enlistment date14 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll18 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 1
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/15/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 6 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Pioneer Battalion
FateDied of wounds 7 June 1917
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialStrand Military Cemetery (Plot V, Row C, Grave No. 4), Ploegsteert, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
173
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Micharel and Mary CRONIN, Maroona, Victoria

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