Francis John Clune

7 June 1913–25 June 1971 (Age 58)
Peterborough, South Australia, Australia

The Life of Francis John

When Francis John Clune was born on 7 June 1913, in Peterborough, South Australia, Australia, his father, Michael James Clune, was 39 and his mother, Mary Ann Ryan, was 36. He died on 25 June 1971, in Adelaide, South Australia, Australia, at the age of 58.

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Michael James Clune
Mary Ann Ryan
Martin Thomas Clune
Ellen Clune
Michael Martin Clune
Veronica Margaret Clune
Francis John Clune

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World Events (8)


Age 1

August: Australia becomes involved in World War One as Britain is preparing to declare war on Germany.

Age 5

Australian troops sent to fight in South African War.

Age 26

Australia joins Britain in declaration of war on Germany.

Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Glúin, a patronymic from the personal name Glún. This is either a byname meaning ‘knee’, or else a short form of various Old Irish compound personal names such as Glúnfhionn meaning ‘fairkneed’ or Glúniairn ‘iron-kneed’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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