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Leonard FRANKS

Regimental number172
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSoldier
AddressArtillery Barracks, Queenscliff, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinWife, Mrs B M Franks, 51 Thompson Street, Williamstown, Victoria
Previous military serviceRoyal Australian Garrison Artillery
Enlistment date4 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentBombardier
Unit nameSiege Artillery Brigade
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/49/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 17 July 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Flying Corps
Promotions

2nd Lieutenant


Unit: FLY Sqn 6
Promotion date: 21 March 1918

Lieutenant


Unit: FLY Sqn 2
Promotion date: 20 June 1918

FateReturned to Australia 6 May 1919

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