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Alfred Cronin

In memory of:

Lieutenant Alfred Cronin

September 27, 1918

Military Service


Age:

35

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

54th Bn.

Additional Information


Son of the late Edward and Ann Jane Cronin, of Earlestown, Lancs, England.

Commemorated on Page 391 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

BOURLON WOOD CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

I. A. 1.

Location:

Bourlon is a village approximately 6 kilometres west of Cambrai. It lies between the main Cambrai to Bapaume road (N30) and the Cambrai to Arras road (D939). The BOURLON WOOD CEMETERY is signposted from the centre of the village as is the Canadian Forces Memorial. On approaching the Memorial the road should be followed to the left where an unsurfaced track descends about 200 metres to the cemetery.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • 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 657 of 788.
  • Grave Marker– Photo courtesy Wilf Schofield, England

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