Frank Solomon IVES

IVES, Frank Solomon

Service Number: 674
Enlisted: 6 December 1916
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 2nd Machine Gun Company
Born: Dunorlan, Tasmania, Australia, January 1896
Home Town: Devonport, Devonport, Tasmania
Schooling: Devonport East State School, Tasmania, Australia
Occupation: Bank Clerk
Died: Pulmonary Tuberculosis, Heart Failure - War Related, Caulfield Military Hospital, Caulfield, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 26 March 1918
Cemetery: East Devonport Cemetery
East Devonport Cemetery, Devonport, Tasmania, Australia
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Devonport Cenotaph, East Devonport St Paul's Honour Roll
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World War 1 Service

6 Dec 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 674, 2nd Machine Gun Company
9 May 1917: Involvement Private, 674, 2nd Machine Gun Company
9 May 1917: Embarked Private, 674, 2nd Machine Gun Company, HMAT Ulysses, Sydney

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Biography contributed by Evan Evans

From Sue Guinan‎ to Tasmania – The Great War 1914-1918

A 20 year old bank clerk from Devonport the son of William Napoleon and Rebecca Ives he served with the 1st Machine Gun Battalion and returned to Australia 1st February 1918. He died at the Caulfield Military Hospital Victoria on the 26th March 1918 of pulmonary tuberculosis and heart failure and was buried in the East Devonport Cemetery, Tasmania, Australia.

THE FUNERAL of the late PRIVATE FRANK SOLOMON IVES will leave the West Devonport Wharf on arrival of SS Oonah, about 2 p.m. on FRIDAY, for St. Paul's Cemetery East Devonport.