William Frank Jaks
William Frank Jaks advertisement
in The Cessnock Eagle and South Maitland Recorder in 1923
Place Kovno (Kaunas), Lithuania
Ethnic origin Polish?
Religion Roman Catholic
Wife Madeline Mary Jaks (Brown), married 1936, Canberra
Residence before arrival at Australia Left Russia ca. 1898, lived in England
Arrived at Australia
Residence before enlistment Berri, SA
Occupation 1916 carpenter, cabinet maker and French polisher
Service service number 2371
unit 5th Pioneer Battalion
place Western Front, 1917-1918
casualties WIA 1918
final fate RTA 15.01.1919
Naturalisation Served as Russian subject
Residence after the war Cessnock, Murwillumbah, Quirindi, Sydney, Canberra
Died 16.03.1951, Westlake, Canberra
Biographical file (AWM)
Army payfile (NAA)
Family tree on Ancestry.com
Arrest made. Tweed Head fire. - Northern Star, Lismore, 7 June 1930, p. 5.
Man for trial. Charge of arson. - Tweed Daily, Murwillumbah, 14 June 1930, p. 4.
William Frank Jaks. - Stand-to, Jan.-March 1951, p. 28.