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John Bapst Cronin

In memory of:

Private John Bapst Cronin

October 8, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

433163

Age:

28

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Alberta Regiment)

Division:

49th Bn.

Citation(s):

1914-15 Star

Additional Information


Born:

October 12, 1887
Saint John, New Brunswick

Enlistment:

May 6, 1915
Edmonton, Alberta

Son of Mrs. Ann Elizabeth Cronin of Saint John, New Brunswick.

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

Burial Information


Cemetery:

REGINA TRENCH CEMETERY
Somme, France

Grave Reference:

II. G. 24.

Location:

Courcelette is a village about 8 kilometres north-east of Albert (next to the main road D929 Albert-Bapaume). The REGINA TRENCH CEMETERY lies about 1.5 kilometres north-west of the village. The REGINA TRENCH CEMETERY (signposted in the centre of Courcelette) is 1.5 kilometres down a single track lane (suitable for cars).

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of JOHN BAPST CRONIN– From the Loyal Edmonton Regimental magazine the Fortyniner.  Submitted for the project, Operation Picture 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 659 of 788.

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