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by Alan Thew
Reginald FAINT (Alexander William3, John2, Robert1) (#10) was born Spring Valley Uralla N.S.W. 7th December 1899. Reginald died 18th October 1969 Katoomba N.S.W., at 70 years of age.
Reg grew up around Armidale N.S.W. Joined the Army underage and went to the first war in France, this went undetected until he bumped into his brother, an officer, who said "WHAT THE BLOODY HELL ARE YOU DOING HERE" but by then it was too late, he was of age.
Stayed in Belgium as part of the occupational force at the end of the war.