He spent time in France and Italy, and was eventually attached to X Flight, where he saw action against the Turkish Ottoman forces. He kept the planes flying, drove Crossley tenders, helped develop advanced landing-grounds, and went on military operations deep into enemy territory to the east of the Hijaz Railway. Frank survived many brushes with death, subsequently became a doctor, and then settled in New Zealand, where he died in 1949.
Review by John B Winterburn, landscape archaeologist to the Great Arab Revolt Project in Southern Jordan.
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