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Frank Burt was born in Ballarat and was a Labourer by trade when he enlisted in the 59th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement on 10 March 1916 at the age of 18. His unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 4 May 1916. In November 1916, after a bout of conjunctivitis, he joined the 58th Battalion in France. In late 1918, like many other service men, he was hospitalised with influenza. He returned to Australia on the Orontes, disembarking at Melbourne on June 28th 1919.
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