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Frank Piece was born in Boort, VIC and was a Carpenter living on Sturt Street, Ballarat when he enlisted in the 24th Battalion, A Company on 11 March 1915 at the age of 18. His unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 10 May 1915. On 7 September 1916, when on duty in France, he received a gunshot wound to the chest and was evacuated to England. In August he re-joined his unit from Wounded in France but was again wounded with a gunshot wound to the left arm two months later, resulting in being admitted to Norfolk War Hospital. He returned to Australia aboard the Euripides received a medical discharge on 21 March 1918 and received a medical discharge on 23 May 1918.
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