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CRONK, Harold Nelson

CRONK

Posted By: Von Mings Stachon (email)
Date: 5/22/2007 at 11:28:14

CRONK, Harold Nelson

Born July 23, 1891, at Montour, Iowa.

Son of Edward G. and Myrtle L. Cronk.

Enlisted June 15, 1917, at Des Moines.

Entered Naval Camp at Newport, R.I.; transferred to Commonwealth Pier Aug 7; Camp Hingham, Aug 15.

In France, Oct 15, 1917. Served on Destroyer No. 42, which captured several submarines.

Promoted from 3rd class fireman to water tender.

Veteran data included here was generusly provided by the American Legion Kubik-Finch Post #142, Traer, IA; compiled and published by the Tama News (date unknown).


 

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