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M.C., B.E. : Lieutenant, 6th A.L.H. Regt., 2nd Field Coy. Engineers and 1st Australian Tunnelling Coy., A.I.F., Gallipoli and France. Enlisting 13th November, 1914, in 6th A.L.H. Regt. and sailing 19th December, was commissioned 16th July, 1915, and transferred to 2nd Field Coy., Engineers, on 31st. Served at Gallipoli until invalided to hospital, being promoted lieutenant 1st December and invalided to Australia 3rd January, 1916. Re-embarking 25th October with 5th Reinforcements Tunnelling Coys., joined 1st Coy. at Ypres, where gassed, but served until demobilisation. Awarded M.C. 17th August, 1918, and Mentioned in Despatches. Early education at Toowoomba Grammar School.

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