|Place of birth||Tralee, Co Kerry, Ireland|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Yarloop, Western Australia|
|Age at embarkation||31|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs E Thomas, Yarloop, Western Australia|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Blackboy Hill, Western Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||12th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/29/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||4th Pioneer Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Embarked Australia, 13 October 1915.
Admitted to 4th Auxiliary Hospital, Abbassia, 23 November 1915 (mumps); discharged to duty, 27 December 1915; allotted to 52nd Battalion, Zeitoun, 3 March 1916. Transferred to 4th Division Pioneer Bn and taken on strength, Tel-el-Kebir, 16 March 1916.
Admitted to 1st Field Ambulance, 1 April 1916; transferred to 1st New Zealand Stationary Hospital, Abbassia, 6 April 1916; transferred to British Red Cross Hopital, Montazah, 17 April 1916; discharged to Overseas Base, Tel-el-Kebir, 8 May 1916; marched out to unit, 13 May 1916.
Admitted to 1st Australian General Hospital, Rouen, 4 August 1916. Proceeded to England, 6 August 1916; taken on strength of No 1 Command Depot, Perham Downs, 12 August 1916; granted furlough, 6 September 1916. Marched into No 1 Command Depot, Perham Downs, 20 September 1916 (classified B.2.A); marched into Pioneer Bn No 4 Camp, Perham Downs, 4 October 1916.
Admitted to Delhi Hospital, 13 October 1916; transferred to 1st Australian Dermatological Hospital, Bulford, 19 October 1916; transferred to Military Hospital, 12 November 1916; discharged to duty, 4 December 1916 (total period of treatment for venereal disease: 47 days); marched into No 1 Command Depot, Perham Downs, 12 December 1916; marched into Pioneer Bn Headquarters, Larkhill, 12 December 1916.
Proceeded to France through Southampton, 9 October 1917; marched into 4th Australian Divisional Base Depot, Havre, 10 October 1917; marched out to field, 13 October 1917; rejoined unit, 16 October 1917; reallotted regimental number 3092 A, 31 October 1917.
Admitted to 4th Field Ambulance, 2 January 1918, and transferred to 21st Casualty Clearing Station (bronchitis); admitted to 16th General Hospital, Le Treport, 5 January 1918. Proceeded to England on HS 'Grantully Castle', 16 January 1918; admitted to Military Hospital, Tidworth, 17 January 1918; transferred to 3rd Auxiliary Hospital, Dartfordd, 4 February 1918; discharged to No 3 Command Depot, Hurdcott, 11 February 1918. Admitted to Brigade Hospital, Hurdcott, 27 February 1918 (fibricular); to No 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 7 March 1918.
Commenced return to Australia on HT 'Matatua', 17 June 1918; disembarked Fremantle, 8 August 1918; discharged Perth, 4 September 1918.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Meal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, THOMAS Frank|