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Frank Orman Ball (1896–1984)

Frank Orman Ball, n.d.

Frank Orman Ball, n.d.

from Bank of NSW Roll of Honour

FRANK ORMAN BALL, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Ball, of Port Lincoln, was born at Smithfield, South Australia, on 18th March, 1896. He was educated at the Gladstone High School, South Australia.

He joined the service of the Bank on 1st September, 1914, at Adelaide, and was transferred in the following year to the branch at Port Adelaide.

He enlisted on 4th August, 1915, and embarked on 20th April, 1916. He was promoted to the rank of corporal a little more than a year later, and received his discharge on 28th October, 1918[1], exactly a fortnight before the Armistice was signed. His unit was the 29th Battery, Australian Field Artillery.

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Frank Orman Ball, n.d.

Frank Orman Ball, n.d.

from Bank of NSW Roll of Honour

Life Summary [details]

Birth

18 March, 1896
Smithfield, South Australia, Australia

Death

22 April, 1984 (aged 88)
Victor Harbor, South Australia, Australia

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