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Date of birth29 September 1886
Place of birthHawker South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMedical practitioner
AddressMalvern, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinWife, Mrs E Powell, 57 Cheltenham Street, Malvern, South Australia
Enlistment date1 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentCaptain
Unit nameMedical Officers
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Osterley on 15 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Medical Corps


Unit: MED
Promotion date: 1 December 1915

FateReturned to Australia 13 March 1918

Military Cross

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty in continually working under heavy fire and the most adverse conditions, with complete disregard for his personal safety. As Medical Officer he is invaluable to his battalion, not only in regard to his assistance in keeping the men medically and physically fit, but by his example of coolness, courage and good humour, when under fire.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 219
Date: 20 December 1917

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