From Ljungby Sweden, Born 1885
Joined: 1st of May 1916, age 33
Taken on Strenght: He was Taken on Strenght in France 12th of February. He was wounded in action (Gun shot wounds in face) the 16th of September 1917, and was transported to England, and went back to France again to join his unit the 10th of January 1918. Then he became sick and went again to hospital (Trench foot?) 15th of February 1918. He rejoined his unit again 25th of April 1918.
Fought in: 2nd Australian Infantry Bn
Circumstances of death:
Franks was killed in action the 21st of May 1918, in the area of Sercus-Strazeele in France.
Awarded: British War medal and Victory Medal
Commemorated: At the Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, France.