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Born in Ballarat, Victoria and an electrician by trade, Frank Brelaz was 26 years and single when enlisted on the 21st of July 1915 in the Field Artillery Brigade 4, Ammunition Column, Australian Imperial Force, with the rank of WHLR, Number 6913. His Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 'Wiltshire' on the 18th of November 1915. Promoted Bombardier on the 16th of July 1916. Wounded in action, France, gunshot wound on the 15th of August 1916. Brigadier reverts to 2nd a.m. on the 21st of August 1917; 2nd a.m. having graduated appointed Flying Officer (Pilot) and to be 2nd Lieutenant in A.I.F. on the 29th of June 1918.And was listed as returned to Australia per H.T. 'Nestor' ex England on the 1st of November 1919. Appointment Terminated from the 3rd Military District on the 13th of February 1920. Tree No. 1740