|Place of birth||Collingwood, Victoria|
|School||State School, Victoria|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||350 Johnston Street, Abbotsford, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||34|
|Next of kin||Father, F W Smith, 350 Johnston Street, Abbotsford, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Served for 4 years (Sergeant Major), Boys' Brigade, Collingwood, Victoria.|
|Place of enlistment||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||8th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/25/4|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||59th Battalion|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)||*Given name Frank Joseph|
|Place of death or wounding||Fleurbaix, France (Battle of Fromelles)|
|Age at death||25|
|Age at death from cemetery records||24|
|Place of burial||No known grave|
|Commemoration details||V.C. Corner (Panel No 18), Australian Cemetery, Fromelles, France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: Francis and Lilious SOUTH, 107 McKean Street, North Fitzroy, Victoria. Native of Melbourne|
|Family/military connections||Brother: 1427 Pte Arthur SOUTH, 6th Bn, killed in action, 7 August 1915; Cousin: 4748 Pte Percy Colston CAINES, 59th Bn, killed in action, 19 July 1916.|
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Admitted to 1st Australian General Hospital, Heliopolis, 17 January 1916 (hernia); discharged to Aerodrome Camp for duty, 22 February 1916.
Taken on strength, 59th Bn, Ferry Post, 3 April 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 18 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 29 June 1916.
Posted missing, 19 July 1916.
Court of Enquiry, held in the field, 29 August 1917, pronounced fate as 'Killed in Action, 19 July 1916'.
Handwritten note on Form B103: 'Presume Buried in No Man's Land approx 5J90 43 to 5K02.5.1 Sheet Hazebrouck 5A'.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, SOUTH Frank Joseph John|