4/03/1915- Completed Medical Examination Perth WA & Posted to No. 11 Depot Company Blackboy Hill WA as Private
20/05/1915- To Overseas Base Depot Egypt ex Australia
16/06/1915- Joined 12th Battalion in the field Gallipoli
6/08/1915- Admitted 1st Australian Casualty Clearing Station Mudros Lemnos ( Bronchitis ) ex Anzac Gallipoli
11/08/1915- Evacuated/Admitted 1st General Hospital Heliopolis Egypt
21/08/1915- Transferred/Admitted Convalescent Hospital Helouan Egypt
25/08/1915- Discharged to Duty Overseas Base Zeitoun Egypt
17/09/1915- Rejoined Unit in the field Cairo Egypt ex Sickness
24/09/1915- Admitted D. S. T. Hospital Abbassia Egypt
22/10/1915- Discharged Hospital to Battalion Details at Zeitoun Depot
5/11/1915- Admitted No. 3 Australian General Hospital Mudros Lemnos ( Sick )
27/11/1915- Discharged to Duty 12th Battalion Gallipoli Peninsula ex Sickness
6/01/1916- Disembarked Alexandria Egypt ex Gallipoli Peninsula
1/03/1916- Transferred 52nd Battalion Railhead Egypt
13/03/1916- Transferred 4th Division Artillery 24th Howitzer Brigade 112th Battery Tel-el-Kebir Egypt as Gunner
20/04/1916- Appointed Fitter in the field Egypt
3/06/1916- Embarked Alexandria Egypt with British Expeditionary Forces bound for Marseilles France ( Disembarked 13/06/1916 )
27/09/1916- Transferred 40th Battery 24th Field Artillery Brigade in the field France
25/01/1917- Transferred 10th Field Artillery Brigade in the field France
18/02/1917- Transferred 110th Battery in the field France
23/08/1917- Admitted 4th Australian Field Ambulance in the field France ( Debility )
1/09/1917- Discharged to Duty with 10th Field Artillery Brigade in the field Belgium ex Sickness
8/10/1917- Wounded in Action BELGIUM
8/10/1917- Died of Wounds Received in Action near Polygon Wood Belgium

Service Medals Awarded

1914/15 Star – No. 6355

British War Medal – No. 10992

Victory Medal – No. 10945

Memorial Plaque & Scroll – No. 336033


Memorial Inscription

Yarloop War Memorial, WA


***** Special thanks to Anne HAYLOCK, whose Research identified that Thomas FRANK ( FRANKS ) was on the 1912 Electoral Roll as an Iron Turner, Yarloop. “*****