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M.C., B.A., M.B., Ch.M. : Captain, A.A.M.C., A.I.F., England and France. Enlisting in September, 1916, and sailing 13th May, 1917, was R.M.O., Parkhouse Camps, and, crossing to France, joined 13th Australian Field Ambulance at Peronne in December. In the early part of 1918 was R.M.O. 50th and 52nd Battns. at Ridgewood, Belgium, and then of 14th. Transferring to 51st Battn. at Hill 63 in February, served until demobilisation. Awarded M.C.* after Villers-Bretonneux and Mentioned in Despatches. Early education at Sydney Grammar School. * During a night attack this officer formed his regimental aid post in the open just in front of the jumping-off line, and continued to dress wounded there for twentyfour hours, under continuous fire. The medical officers of two other battalions became casualties early in the attack, and he attended to the wounded of those battalions besides his own. His coolness and splendid work saved scores of lives.—London Gazette, 16th September, 1918.

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