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M.C... M.B., Ch.M. : Major, A.A.M.C., A.I.F., France and England; also A.N. and M.E.F., New Guinea. Enlisting in August, 1914, and sailing 28th November to New Guinea, returned in February, 1916. Enlisting in A.I.F. 1st March, proceeded to France and joined No. 3 Australian Casualty Clearing Station 6th June and served with it till 1st November and then at No. 3 Australian General Hospital. Was with 12th Australian Field Ambulance and battns. of 12th Brigade until invalided to England in January, 1918, being Registrar at No. 1 Australian Dermatological Hospital, Bulford, till invalided to Australia, arriving 13th June, 1918. Awarded M.C.* and Mentioned in Despatches. Early education at Barker College and Sydney Grammar School. Later at St. Andrew's College. * He displayed the greatest ability in keeping in touch with the aid post and dealing the wounded, twice taking his bearers through a heavy barrage for that purpose. His pluck and determination were beyond all praise.

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