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B.E. : Captain, Gold Coast Regiment, Royal West African Frontier Force, Cameroons; also R.E., B.E.F., France. Enlisting at Jos, Northern Nigeria, in February, 1915, and being commissioned 12th March, served in three expeditions in the Cameroons from March until November when invalided to England. After sick leave till May, 1916, was commissioned in Royal Engineers and, crossing to France in June, served at Bethune, Somme, Peronne, Epehy and Albert sectors till severely wounded while testing a British land-mine at Lahoussoye, 21st August, 1918. Promoted lieutenant, November, 1917; captain, June, 1918. Early education at Bucklands and The Hutchins Schools, Hobart. Later at the University of Tasmania and St. Paul's College.

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