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* MC. and Bar, M.B., Ch.M. : Major, A.A.M.C., A.I.F., France. Enlisting 1st December, 1915, was R.M.O. 7th Field Artillery Brigade from 13th April, 1916, until demobilisation. Served at Armentieres, Messines, Ypres, Villers-Bretonneux and the Somme, being wounded 4th June, 1917, in Ploegsteert sector and again at Chipilly 22nd August, 1918. Promoted major, 10th September, 1918. Awarded M.C. 3rd June, 1918, and Bar* for work in August. * On the morning of 22nd August, 1918, north of Chipilly, on the Bray-Corbie road, he took a car along to the regimental aid post in spite of heavy shelling and gas. He superintended the line of evacuation continually, taking fresh squads up to the R.A.P. through heavy fire. Again, on 31st August, he dressed a wounded medical officer and his orderly in the open, being wounded while doing so. During the period 20th-3ist August, 1918, his fearless energy and devotion to duty were responsible for the rapid evacuation of so many wounded.

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