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Frank Page Alston (1893–1980)

Frank Page Alston, c. 1915

Frank Page Alston, c. 1915

from Bank of NSW Roll of Honour

FRANK PAGE ALSTON, the son of Mr. Arthur and Mrs. Elizabeth Alston, was born at Ballarat, Victoria, on 7th August, 1893. He was educated at Warrnambool College, and entered the service of the Bank at Corowa on 8th August, 1911. He was transferred in November, 1912, to Lockhart, and to Murrumburrah, as assistant, in 1913.

He enlisted in August, 1915, and left Australia on 28th January, 1916, for Egypt, where he remained for a month and then proceeded to France. He was on active service there until the end of the war, having received promotion to the rank of sergeant in September, 1917. He left France for Australia in March, 1919, and was discharged in the following September.

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Frank Page Alston, c. 1915

Frank Page Alston, c. 1915

from Bank of NSW Roll of Honour

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Birth

7 August, 1893
Ballarat, Victoria, Australia

Death

1980 (aged ~ 86)
Balwyn, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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