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Frank Leslie KRINKS

Date of birth1 June 1894
ReligionChurch of England
AddressCronulla Street, Carlton, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, C V Krinks, Cronulla Street, Carlton, New South Wales
Enlistment date1 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit name30th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/47/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on 9 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll30th Battalion


Unit: 32nd Battalion
Promotion date: 23 March 1916

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Corps Rountine Orders

Recommendation date: 3 July 1918

FateReturned to Australia

Military Cross

'For conspicuous gallantry and good leadership. He personally led his platoon in a flank attack. He accounted for the whole garrison and captured all the guns. His coolness and courage throughout the action were very conspicuous, and greatly encouraged his men.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 31
Date: 4 March 1919

Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: Military Cross, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death13 November 1983

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