This is Nicole Healy, John Franks' daughter. I'm emailing you on behalf of Brenda to let you know that John passed away this morning (14 October) after a 12 month battle with cancer. He will be sadly missed by all friends and relatives, but it was better in the end and he is now at peace.
A funeral notice will be in the Brisbane Courier Mail on Friday the 16 October.
If you have any questions or need further information please feel free to email me on email@example.com
Note, I will post Funeral details to this site and also Gunnies Mail as soon as known.
John enlisted Jan 1959, he was on 13 App intake, he served for 20 years being discharged Feb 1979.
He lived at McDowell, Brisbane Qld.