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Robert Franks


38th Battalion

Killed In Action (KIA) Killed In Action

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • Victory Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Not Assessed
  • Planted By: Miss Mary Franks
  • Plaque: 1122

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Robert Franks was born in Ballarat East, and enlisted from Warrenheip on the 11th September 1916. He was 21, single and a dealer. He joined the 38th Infantry Battalion, with Regimental No. 2313. He was killed during the fighting at Messines, and is buried in the Strand Military Cemetery, Ploegsteert, Belgium.
Tree No. 1122

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour