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M.B., Ch.M. : Lieutenant, R A.M.C., B.E.F., France. Enlisting and sailing in March, 1915, to England, crossed to France as R.M.O. 7th Battn., Royal Scots Fusiliers, and was wounded after three weeks'' service. Died of Wounds, Abbeville Hospital, 28th August, 1915, and was buried in Abbeville Communal Cemetery. Early education at Sydney Grammar School. "Wounded during some very heavy shelling of our billets. He went out with our colonel to get some of his stretcher-bearers under cover and had succeeded in doing this, but, seeing the colonel wounded in the road, he went out again and tried to assist him under cover. Another shell then exploded. The shell killed the colonel and wounded your nephew in the leg and arm."—Walter S. Campbell, Major, 7th Battn., Royal Scots Fusiliers.

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