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M.C., M.B., Ch.M.; M.R.C.P. (Lond. and Edin.) : Major, A.A.M.C., A.I.F., Egypt and France. Enlisting in August, 1915, and sailing 17th September, was posted to 1st Australian General Hospital, Heliopolis, in October and became R.M.O. 45th Battn. on formation at Tel-el-Kebir, 3rd March, 1916. Transferred to 13th Australian Field Ambulance in December, to 2nd Australian Casualty Clearing Station 20th July, 1917, and back to ambulance 14th May, 1918, returning in April 1919 as S.M.O. transport "Kenilworth Castle". Promoted major, 28th January, 1918. Awarded M.C.* and Mentioned in Despatches. Early education at The King''s and Sydney Grammar Schools. * "He personally organized, with great ability and entire disregard for his own safety, the evacuation of wounded along the entire route which was under direct observation and subjected to heavy rifle and machine-gun fire. On another occasion he twice visited an aid post under intense hostile barrage, to assist the officer in charge, displaying, as on all other occasions, the utmost fearlessness and devotion to duty."— London Gazette, 25th August, 1917.

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