(Service number 70931)
|First Rank||Private||Last Rank||Rifleman|
|Date||13 July 1890||Place of Birth||Waimate|
|Address at Enlistment||Leonard Street, Waimate|
|Previous Military Experience|
|Next of Kin||Thomas W. CRONE (father), Leonard Street, Waimate|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
|Body on Embarkation||New Zealand Expeditionary Force|
|Unit, Squadron, or Ship||36th Reinforcements|
|Date||23 April 1918|
|Embarked From||Wellington||Destination||Southampton, Hampshire, England|
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Prisoner of War Information
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Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses
|Date||11 June 1963||Age||72 years|
|Place of Death|
|Memorial or Cemetery||Riverton Cemetery|
|New Zealand Memorials|
Arthur Crone was the son of Thomas Wilson and Jane (née Ball) Crone. He returned to New Zealand on the Maunganui in June 1919. His brother James Joseph Crone was killed in action in 1916 at the Somme, and his brother George also served.
Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [17 March 2018]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) 17 March 2018]; Riverton Cemetery headstone transcription (South Canterbury Branch cemetery records) [18 March 2018]; Timaru Herald, 16 June 1919 (Papers Past) [17 March 2018]
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