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M.B., Ch.M., B.Sc. : Major, A.A.M.C., A.I.F., France and England. Enlisting in October, 1915, on mobilisation from A.A.M.C. militia, was at Liverpool Camp Hospital, later becoming Adjutant. Sailing 22nd August, 1916, joined No. 3 Australian General Hospital at Brighton and crossed with it to Abbeville. Was Bearer Officer, 2nd Australian Field Ambulance, from 27th December to 3rd February, 1917, and then with 8th A.F.Amb. till 15th March, when transferred to 1st Divisional Train. Was R.M.O. 5th Battn. from 2nd April and of 2nd Bde. A.F.A. from 24th July till 10th September, when transferred to 3rd A.F.Amb., remaining with it till December, 1918. Then was M.O., No. 2 Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Southall, till April, 1919, later returning for demobilisation. Promoted major, 28th August, 1917. Mentioned in Despatches. Adjutant, S.U. Scouts. University Medallist, B.Sc. (Biology). Early education at Windsor Public and Sydney Grammar Schools. Later at St. Paul's College.

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