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M.B. : Major, A.A.M.C., A.I.F., Egypt and France. Enlisting 1st March, 1916, and sailing 5th April, joined 14th Australian Field Ambulance at Tel-el-Kebir and, taking part in Desert March, was then stationed at Ferry Post and at Railhead near Suez Canal. Crossing to France, was adjutant from June to August, showing great concern for wounded in No Man''s Land at Fromelles. Transferred to No. 2 Australian Casualty Clearing Station, 21st August, doing very diverse and skilful surgical work . In April, 1917, became one of a British team sent to No. 42 C.C.S., Arras, for Battle of Vimy Ridge and rejoined C.C.S. for Messines in June, returning 18th November. Contributed Surgical Notes from Western Front during Summer Fighting, 1917 , The Medical Journal of Australia, 12th January, 1918. Early education at Hurstpierpoint and Sageen (Bournemouth). Later at St. Paul's College.

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