|Place of birth||Parkside, South Australia|
|Other Names||Frank Arthur Reynold|
|Address||Malvern, South Australia|
|Age at embarkation||18|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs Alvena Adams, Austral Terrace, Malvern, South Australia|
|Previous military service||Served for 3 years in the 74th Bn, Senior Cadets; still serving at time of AIF enlistment.|
|Place of enlistment||Adelaide, South Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||32nd Battalion, 4th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/49/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board RMS Mongolia on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||48th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Transferred to and taken on strength of 48th Bn, 19 April 1916
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 2 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 9 June 1916.
Attached for duty to 12th Brigade Workshop, 31 July 1916.
Admitted to 3rd Field Ambulance, 22 August 1916 (influenza); transferred to 4th Casualty Clearing Station, 25 August 1916; to Ambulance Train No 7, 26 August 1916, and admitted to Anglo-American Hospital, 27 August 1916; transferred to 14th General Hospital (date not recorded); to No 1 Convalescent Depot, Boulogne, 30 August 1916; to Base Details, 8 September 1916.
Admitted to 26th General Hospital, Etaples, 13 September 1916 (pyrexia, unknown origin); transferred to 1st South African General Hospital, 6 October 1916; marched in to 4th Australian Division Base Depot, Etaples, 21 October 1916; rejoined 48th Bn, in the field, 19 November 1916.
Admitted to 1st Anzac Corps Rest Station, 16 December 1916 (bronchitis); discharged to duty, 21 December 1916.
Detached to Australian Light Railway Company as fettler, 27 December 1916; rejoined 48th Bn, 14 May 1917.
Found guilty, 17 July 1917, of being absent without leave, 6.30 am, 15 July, to noon, 17 July 1917: awarded forfeiture of 5 days' pay; total forfeiture: 7 days' pay.
Admitted to 12th Australian Field Ambulance, 17 September 1917 (chancroide), and transferred same day to 39th General Hospital, Boulogne (venereal sore); to 2nd Australian General Hospital, 18 September 1917; to No 7 Convalescent Depot, 20 September 1917; to 39th General Hospital, 22 September 1917; total period of treatment for venereal disease: 50 days. Remained in hospital (ICT, buttock); discharged to 4th Australian Division Base Depot, 10 November 1917; rejoined Bn, in the field, 26 November 1917.
Admitted to 13th Australian Field Ambulance, 12 May 1918 (pyrexia); discharged to duty, 15 May 1918.
Detached to 12th Brigade Headquarters, 6 August 1918.
On leave to United Kingdom, 17 September 1918; rejoined 12th Brigade from leave, 3 October 1918.
Marched out to England for return to Australia, 21 April 1919.
Granted leave with pay and subs, 16 June-16 August 1919: Non-Military Employment (cinema operating, attending Victoria Cinema College, 32 Rathbone Street, London W).
Granted leave to report to AIF Headquarters, 30 August 1919.
Marched in to No 2 Group, Furlough Section, 30 August 1919; admitted to Fovant Military Hospital, November 1919 (pleurisy); discharged January 1920, and granted leave until 13 January 1920.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Friedrichsruh', 22 January 1920; disembarked Fremantle, 28 February 1920; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Perth, 29 April 1920.
Medals: British War Medal, Victory MedalMedal stamps marked 'Returned 30.9.34'.
|Date of death|
|Age at death||27|
|Place of burial||AIF Cemetery (Row 8 East, Grave 7), West Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, ADAMS Frank|