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Maxwell Joseph Cronin

Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War II Hall of Memories Panel  C_026. Image taken June 2020.

Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War II Hall of Memories Panel C_026. Image taken June 2020.

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Maxwell Joseph AWMM
  • Surname
    Cronin AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • NZ404996 AWMM
    • WWII 404996 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Cronin (mother), 1 Tahora Avenue, Remuera, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    World War 2/wars AWMM
    France and Germany (TBC) AWMM
    Created during migration for ww2 records that were listed as western front and need to be corrected AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    • NZ404996 AWMM
    • WWII 404996 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Killed on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of E.D.W. Cronin, and of Mary Florence Cronin, of Remuera, Auckland, New Zealand

    Next of kin details compiled from information in the Casualty lists published in the newspapers. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    27 December 1941 AWMM
    Age 21 AWMM
    The Netherlands (Holland)Europe AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Eindhoven (Woensel) General Cemetery, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands AWMM Plot JJ. Coll. grave 42. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM

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Sources

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