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B.A. : Lieutenant, 4th Battn., Manchester Regiment, B.E.F., France. Enlisting at Edinburgh as private in 5th Royal Scots at the outbreak of War, there being no vacancy as a chaplain, was stationed at Edinburgh Castle until commissioned 6th May, 1915, posted to 11th Battn., Manchesters, and later transferred to 4th, serving with it in France till death. Killed in Action, while leading his men to repel a German attack on trenches at Flers, 18th October, 1916, and commemorated in Thiepval Memorial. Early education at Sydney Grammar School. Later at St. Andrew's College. . . . And it was in the spirit of the Sacrament that he went out and laid down his life for righteousness and humanity.

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