Frank H. Ronaldson

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Ballarat Old Colonists' Association World War One Honour Board

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History

Frank Hood Ronaldson was born in Gippsland. He enlisted for World War One service at Ballarat on 17 March 1917 at the age of 27 years. At the time of his enlistment he was an engineer working at Ronaldson Bros and Tippett, and living at 'Bal moral' Ligar Street, Ballarat. [1]

During World War One Frank Hood Ronaldson was a member of the Australian Flying Corps, undertaking training at Laverton from 03 April 1917 to 01 June 1917. He was promoted to Lance Corporal on 17 Septemeber 1917, and returned to ranks the following day at his own request. By 15 December 1918 he had arrived at Suez, and disembarked at Southampton on 24 January 1918. He was at the Australian Air Corps base at Tetbury from 06 April 1918.[2]

He married Louie Sharp on 01 June 1918 at which time he was living at Thrornville, Tetbury, Gloucester.[3]

Legacy

The World War One service of Frank Ronaldson is recognised on the Ballarat Avenue of Honour, Austral Works Honour Roll, and the Honour Board of the Old Colonists' Club Ballarat.


Family

RONALDSON-SHARP.- On the 1st June, at Holy Trinity Church, Southport, England, by the Rev. E. H. Samwell, Frank H. Ronaldson, lieutenant Australian Flying Corps, second son of Mrs. and the late Mr. A. L. Ronaldson, of Balmoral, Ligar street, Ballarat, to Louie, younger daughter of Mr. and Mrs. A. Sharp, Southport, England.[4]

See also

World War One

Old Colonists' Association

Austral Works Honour Roll

Notes

References

  1. AARONALDSON FRANK HOOD.
  2. NAA: B2455, RONALDSON FRANK HOOD
  3. NAA: B2455, RONALDSON FRANK HOOD
  4. The Argus, 17 August 1918.

Further Reading

External links

Dossier - http://recordsearch.naa.gov.au/NameSearch/Interface/ItemDetail.aspx?Barcode=8034955


--Beth Kicinski 10:50, 24 August 2013 (EST); --Clare K.Gervasoni 15:01, 5 February 2016 (AEDT); --Clare K.Gervasoni 23:54, 10 April 2019 (AEST)

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