John Wheeler Cram

First Name: 
John
Middle Name: 
Wheeler
Last Name: 
Cram
Date of Birth: 
Monday, May 19, 1884
Mother's Name: 
Elizabeth (nee Robson)
Father's Name: 
Robert Cram
Date Enlisted: 
Saturday, August 21, 1915
Rank at Enlistment: 
Private
Rank at Discharge: 
Private
Unit: 
13th Battalion
Service: 
Infantry
Awards: 
British War Medal
Victory Medal
Date of Death: 
Thursday, August 10, 1916
Place of Death: 
France
Cause of Death: 
Killed in action
Details: 

John Cram (Service No 3729) was born in Wollongong and at the time of enlistment was described as a single 31 year old miner. He embarked on HMAT A29 Suevic on 22nd December 1915 with 13th Battalion. He saw service on the Western Front and took part in the Somme battles.

John was killed in action and is buried in Gordon Dump Cemetery, Ovillers-La Boiselle, France, Plot I Row A, Grave 24

Sources: 
NAA: B2455, CRAM J W

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