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CRONE, George Edward
(Service number 78231)

Aliases Enlisted as George CRONE
First Rank Private Last Rank

Birth

Date 25 February 1887 Place of Birth Waimate

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Waimate
Occupation Labourer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin T. CRONE (father), Leonard Street, Waimate
Religion Church of England
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 39th Reinforcements, B Company
Date 13 June 1918
Transport Athenic
Embarked From Destination Liverpool, Merseyside, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With

Military Awards

Campaigns
Service Medals
Military Awards

Award Circumstances and Date

No information

Prisoner of War Information

Date of Capture
Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
PoW Camps
Days Interned
Liberation Date

Discharge

Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations

Death

Date *October 1946 Age 58 years
Place of Death
Cause
Notices
Memorial or Cemetery Riverton Cemetery
Memorial Reference Block P, Plot 6
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

George Edward Crone was the son of Thomas Wilson and Jane (née Ball) Crone. His brother James Joseph Crone was killed in action in 1916 at the Somme, and his brother Arthur also served.

Sources

Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [17 March 2018]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) 17 March 2018]; Riverton Cemetery record (Southland Branch NZSG [18 March 2018]

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Teresa Scott, SC branch NZSG

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