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M.C., B.A., M.B., Ch.M.; B.A., D.P.H., D.T.M. and H. (Camb.), F.R.A.C.P. : Major, A.A.M.C., A.I.F., Gallipoli and France. Enlisting 1st May, 1915, was appointed R.M.O. 19th Battn. and, sailing 25th June, served for a short period with Engineers and from 4th November with 8th Battn. in Gallipoli, Egypt and France till wounded at Pozieres 12th August, 1916. Buried by a shell and again wounded 20th September, 1917, at Menin Road, was some weeks in hospital in France and England. On recovery rejoined battn., refusing Base Hospital appointment and transferred to 2nd Australian Field Ambulance 22nd June, 1918, and to 3rd on 31st August, being demobilised in England 24th August, 1920, and returning to Australia in 1921. Promoted major, 20th June, 1917. Awarded M.C.* for work at Pozieres and Mentioned in Despatches. Lecturer, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. Early education at Holy Cross College, Gladesville, Downside College, Somerset (thrice winner of Gregorian Medal—a record). Later at Christ's College, Cambridge. * "For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty during protracted operations. For four days he attended the wounded under incessant fire, carrying them to his dressing station when the stretcher-bearers had become casualties."—London Gazette, 22nd September, 1916.

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