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D.S.O., M.C., V.D., M.B., Ch.M., B.Sc. : Lieutenant-Colonel, A.A.M.C., A.I.F., Gallipoli, Egypt and France. Enlisting 29th August, 1914, and sailing 18th October, served as R.M.O. 1st Battn. through the Gallipoli Campaign until 19th November, when appointed Divisional Sanitary Officer. Was D.A.D.M.S., 2nd Anzac Corps, from 27th March, 1916, to 20th August, 1917, and C.O. 14th Australian Field Ambulance from 14th September until wounded at Hooge Crater, Menin Rd., on 26th. On recovery was M.O. Australian Corps School, from 15th January, 1918, to 13th March, returning to Australia as S.M.O. Durham 20th December. Promoted major, 6th February, 1916; lieutenant-colonel, 14th September, 1917. Awarded D.S.O. 3rd June, 1919, M.C. 2nd February, 1916, for work at Anzac, and Medaille de la Reconnaissance Francaise (2me. classe) and Mentioned in Despatches. A.M.F. : Captain, A.A.M.C., 24th November, 19 13 - 17 ^ October, 19 14; Brevet Major, 23rd February, 19 19 -30 ^ June, 1920. D.A.D.M.S., 1st Div., 1923-29, O.C. 1st A.F.Amb., 1929-30. Early education at All Saints' College, Bathurst.

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