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Induction notice for William G. Kronk, 22 July 1918




William Gilbert Kronk was born 21 March 1893 at Toms Brook, Shenandoah County, Virginia. He worked at the Rockdale Lime Plant when World War I began. Kronk was inducted into the United States Army 25 July 1918 and was honorably discharged 18 August 1919. He returned to work for the lime plant after the war ended before becoming self-employed. Kronk and his wife Esta Hottel Kronk (1900-1953) had a son. Kronk died 8 April 1947 in Strasburg, Virginia, and was buried in the Toms Brook Cemetery.

Bibliographic Citation

Induction notice for William G. Kronk, 22 July 1918, William Gilbert Kronk papers, Profiles of Honor, Virginia World War I and World War II Commemoration Commission digital collection, The Library of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia


Lent for scanning by Gloria Faye Kronk, Toms Brook, Virginia