CREMIN, John Joseph
(Service number 46517)

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Date 23 March 1883 Place of Birth Waimate

Enlistment Information

Date 22 December 1916 Age 33 years
Address at Enlistment Melrose House, Arthur Street, Timaru
Occupation Labourer
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Married. Two children
Next of Kin Mrs B. CREMIN (wife), Melrose House, Arthur Street, Timaru
Religion Roman Catholic
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Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

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Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

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Date 18 July 1963 Age 80 years
Place of Death
Memorial or Cemetery Timaru Cemetery
Memorial Reference General Section, Row 59, Plot 1525
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

John Joseph Cremin was the son of Denis Cremin and Norah née Cronin. He married Bridget Josephine Foley in 1911 at Timaru.


Timaru Cemetery headstone image (Timaru District Council) [14 August 2019]; mention by granddaughter [August 2019]

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