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Charles CRONK

Regimental number2320
Place of birthBrowns Plains, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBridge carpenter
AddressCurrumbin, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinMother, Mrs. Louisa Cronk, Currumbin, Queensland
Enlistment date27 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll28 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Light Horse Regiment, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/7/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A16 Star Of Victoria on 31 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 1 May 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 3254 Pte Albert Ernest CRONK, 48th Bn, returned to Australia, 19 October 1918; 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: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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