First World War Poetry Digital Archive

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Office boy in a solicitors to August 1914 when he joined the KOYLI. Promoted through NCO ranks and then Commissioned in October 1917. Trained as a pilot at Duford in 1918 and after going to france was shot down twice, the second time behind enemy lines. He survived as a POW and released upon the end of the war. he was discharged from the RAF in March 1919.

Author Sharp, Edward
Subject Smith. Frank
Title Frank Smith born 19th December 1896
Item Date World War One
Copyright The Great War Archive, University of Oxford / Primary Contributor
Digital repository The Great War Archive, University of Oxford
Reference URL http://www.oucs.ox.ac.uk/ww1lit/gwa/item/5711