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C.B.E., M.C., M.B., Ch.M., F.R.A.C.S., M.L.C. : Major, A.A.M.C., A.I.F., Egypt, France and England. Sailing 14th July, 1915, on staff of hospital ship Karoola , transferred in December to No. 1 Australian General Hospital, Heliopolis. In January, 1916, joined 1st Australian Field Ambulance at Tel-el-Kebir and crossed with it to France. On 25th April became Gas Officer, H.Q. 1st Division, being responsible for the training and equipment of 1st Division in anti-gas measures, returning to Ambulance for the Battle of Pozieres. On 20th November was appointed A.D.M.S. Administrative H.Q., London, serving till invalided to Australia in December, 1917. Promoted major, 20th November, 1916. Awarded M.C. 1st January, 1917, and Mentioned in Despatches. Early education at Newington College and The King''s School.

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