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Med. II : Gunner, 1st Bde., A.F.A., A.I.F., France. Enlisting in August, 1916, and sailing 19th December, crossed to France and served with Field Artillery in Ypres sector, being wounded at Passchendaele in September, 1917, and evacuated to Weymouth Hospital. Rejoining brigade in January, 1918, fought at Messines, Villers-Bretonneux and elsewhere till death. Killed in Action, Hindenburg Line, 29th September, 1918, and buried in Tincourt New British Cemetery. Early education at Fort St. High School. "Thou, fighting for poor human kind, will feel The strength of Roland in thy wrist to hew A chasm sheer within the barrier rock And bring the armies of the faithful through."—G. Meredith.

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