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D.S.O., M.C., M.B., B.S. (Melb.), M.L.C. : Diploma in Tropical Medicine : Lieutenant-Colonel, A.A.M.C., A.I.F., Gallipoli, Egypt and France. Enlisting 20th August, 1914, and sailing 3rd November, served as R.M.O. n th Battn. at Gallipoli from the Landing to the Evacuation. Joining 7th Australian Field Ambulance 18th January, 1916, in Egypt and, crossing to France, was appointed O.C. 1st A.F. Amb. 21st March, 1917, serving with it until September, 1918, and returning as S.M.O. of the first 1914 Leave Unit in November. On several occasions during 19 17-18 was Acting A.D.M.S. 1st Australian Division. Promoted major, 18th January, 1916; lieutenant-colonel, 21st March, 1917. Awarded D.S.O. 3rd June, 1918, and M.C. 2nd February, 1916, and Mentioned in Despatches four times. Director of Public Health and M.L.C., New Guinea, 1928. Early education at Beechworth Grammar School. Later at Trinity College, Melbourne.

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