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I always had a soft spot for Frank for no better reason than he was raised in Ploegsteert. This is the infamous Plug Street well known to British tommies and particularly N.Z. and Aussie soldiers during the First World War battles of the Ieper Salient. I have been to the Tyne Cot military cemetery a few times and on each occasion I drove through Ploegsteert on the off chance of seeing Frank but I never did. I suppose during  later years I should have popped in the local bar.

The photos are from HLN and show that despite his playboy reputation Frank could do the necessary hard work.

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