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Econ. : Corporal, gth Machine Gun Coy., A.I.F., France and England. Enlisting 5th October, 1916, and sailing 24th January, 1917, with 9th reinforcements 53rd Battn., transferred to Machine Gun Depot, Grantham. Crossing to France in September, joined coy. at Ypres and, although sick at Ploegsteert in November, served at Westhoek Farm, 10th December, where wounded and evacuated to hospital in England. Rejoining battn. in July, 1918, remained with it till after the Armistice, when transferred to H.Q., London, as War Records writer, returning 7th February, 1920.

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