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Date of birth17 July 1882
OccupationMedical practitioner
AddressBarnawartha, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Henderson, Barnawartha, Victoria
Enlistment date23 December 1916
Rank on enlistmentCaptain
Unit nameMedical Officers
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 24 January 1917
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Medical Corps


Unit: MED 3 Fld Amb
Promotion date: 11 October 1916

FateReturned to Australia 23 July 1919

Military Cross

'During the attack near Jeancourt on 18th September 1918, he established his regimental aid post immediately in rear of the jumping off place, and attended to the wounded of his and of a supporting battalion under heavy shell fire in an exposed position. As the attack progressed he moved forward and treated large numbers of casualties in the open. By his energy, disregard of danger, and clever organizatin, he relieved a great deal of suffering, and throughout set a splendid example to those under him.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 129
Date: 20 November 1919

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