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Bruce Perry Cronk

In memory of:

Private Bruce Perry Cronk

October 8, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

192915

Age:

28

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)

Division:

"C" Coy. 13th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

March 18, 1888

Son of Randall and Margaret Cronk, of Trenton, Ontario; husband of Nellie Cronk (nee Wentworth), of 328, Jarvis St., Toronto.

Commemorated on Page 72 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

ADANAC MILITARY CEMETERY
Somme, France

Grave Reference:

VI. C. 15.

Location:

Miraumont is a village about 14.5 kilometres north-north-east of Albert and the Cemetery is some 3 kilometres south of the village on the east side of the road to Courcelette (D107). The ADANAC MILITARY CEMETERY is signposted in the centre of Miraumont.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Post Card– Pre-enlistment photo and post card to sister. Photos from the estate of Norman Spencer (great nephew). Clara Spencer (neice) imparted his story to me.
  • Circumstances of death registers– Source: Library and Archives Canada. CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS, FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames: CRABB TO CROSSLAND Microform Sequence 24; Volume Number 31829_B016733. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 168. Page 661 of 788. Exhumed from his grave located 1 mile West of Le Sar, 4 1/2 miles South West of Bapaume and re-interred at ADANAC MILITARY CEMETERY.
  • Newspaper Clipping
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  • Cap Badge– Cap Badge 92nd Bn (48th Highlanders of Canada).  Private Cronk enlisted in the 92nd Bn but was transferred to the 13th Bn (Royal Highlanders of Canada) as a reinforcement.  Submitted by Capt (ret'd) V.Goldman, 15th Bn Memorial Project Team.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Cap Badge– Cap Badge 13th Bn (Royal Highlanders of Canada).  Pte Cronk enlisted with the 92nd bn (48th Highlanders of Canada) but was transferred to the 13th Bn as a reinforcement.  Submitted by Capt (ret’d) V. Goldman, 15th Bn Memorial Project team.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Shoulder Patch– Shoulder Patch 13th Bn (Royal Highlanders of Canada).  Pte Cronk enlisted with the 92nd Bn (48th Highlanders of Canada) but was transferred to the 13th Bn as a reinforcement.  Submitted by Capt (ret’d) V. Goldman, 15th Bn Memorial Project team.  DILEAS GU BRATH

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