Book of Remembrance entry

C.M.G., C.B.E., V.D., F.R.C.S. (Irel.), M.R.C.S., L.R.C.P., F.R.A.C.S., Examiner in Faculty of Medicine: Colonel, A.A.M.C., A.I.F., Egypt, Gallipoli, England and France. Mobilised 4th August, 1914, was appointed lieutenant-colonel to command 1st Australian Field Ambulance on 19th and, sailing 20th October, served at Lemnos from 7th April, 1915, being present at the Anzac Landing. Was on hospital transport duties between Gallipoli and Egypt to 10th June and then sick at No. 2 Australian General Hospital, Ghezireh, until 10th July, when appointed Surgeon Specialist and second in command of that hospital. Was O.C. No. 1 A.G.H., Cairo, from 5th September, 1915, to 19th February, 1916, when transferred as O.C. No. 3 A.G.H., Abbassia, crossing with it to Brighton 5th October and Abbeville 16th April, 1917. On 25th December transferred to H.Q., London, remaining there on special duties till 1st November, 1919, returning in 1920. Promoted temporary colonel, 19th February, 1916; brevet colonel, 1st January, 1919. Made a C.M.G. 21st June, 1916, and C.B.E. in 1919. South African War : Lieutenant, Promoted on the Field and Mentioned in Despatches. Hon. Consulting Surgeon, Sydney and Royal North Shore Hospitals. Early education at Cholmondeley School, Highgate, King's School, Bruton, and King's School, Sherborne. Later at King's College, London.

Download entry ( PDF 28KB )


Timeline

These dates have been taken from the Book of Remembrance archive files and other sources, we know it’s not complete. If you have any information or dates that we can add, please see our contribute page and find out how to help.


From the archives