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Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Robert Cron

In memory of:

Private Robert Cron

July 12, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

681423

Age:

30

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry, Canadian Expeditionary Force

Division:

Mil. Hosps. Commission Command.

Additional Information


Born:

October 12, 1886

Son of the late John and Jeanie Cron. (Parkdale Presbyterian Church Memorial).

Commemorated on Page 223 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

TORONTO (PROSPECT) CEMETERY
Ontario, Canada

Grave Reference:

Lot 50. Sec. 14.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Memorial– Photo from the National Memorial Album of Canadian Heroes c.1919. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Photo of ROBERT CRON– Photo from the National Memorial Album of Canadian Heroes c.1919. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Memorial– Pte. Robert Cron's name was included on the Matthews-Blackwell Ltd. 1914 - 1918 Roll of Honour. He indicated on his military attestation that he was a bookkeeper.  Matthews-Blackwell operated meat packing plants in Brantford, Hull, Montreal, Peterborough and Toronto. Image source:  The Standard / Canada's Aid to the Allies and Peace Memorial.  Edited by Frederick Yorston. Published by the Montreal Standard Publishing Co., Ltd., Montreal.  This large Souvenir Edition magazine included Rolls of Honour for various prominent Canadian businesses.
  • Newspaper Clipping– Robert Cron enlisted in the 170th Battalion C.E.F. in Toronto on March 10th, 1916.  In honoured memory.

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