Edgar Russell (Jack) FRANKS

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FRANKS, Edgar Russell

Service Number: 3803
Enlisted: 25 October 1915, Holsworthy, New South Wales
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: 55th Infantry Battalion
Born: Marylebone, England, 1894
Home Town: Blacktown, Blacktown, New South Wales
Schooling: St Lukes National School, Marylebone
Occupation: Iron worker
Died: Killed in Action, France, 2 September 1918
Cemetery: Herbecourt British Cemetery
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Blacktown, NSW (RSL) World War 1 Soldiers Memorial
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World War 1 Service

25 Oct 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 3803, Holsworthy, New South Wales
20 Jan 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 3803, 19th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
20 Jan 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 3803, 19th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Runic, Sydney
2 Sep 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 3803, 55th Infantry Battalion, Mont St Quentin / Peronne

Edgar Russell (Jack) Franks

Edgar Russell Franks was known as "Jack". Before he enlisted he was a member of the Loyal Lodge Kildare, Blacktown.

Edgar Russell Franks is remembered on the Blacktown Soldiers Memorial inscribed as "J. Franks". He is also remembered on the Blacktown Loyal Lodge Kildare and Quakers Hill Honour Rolls.

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