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Albert Ernest CRONK

Regimental number3254
Place of birthBrisbane, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressCurrumbin, Tweed Head Line, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs Louise Cronk, Currumbin, Tweed Head Line, Queensland
Enlistment date29 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name47th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/64/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 22 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll48th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 19 October 1918
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 2320 Pte Charles CRONK, 11th Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 1 May 1919; 3266 Pte George Henry CRONK, 47th Bn, killed in action, 8 August 1916; 2322 Driver James Edward CRONK, 5th Divisional Ammunition Column, returned to Australia, 22 May 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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