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Symons Frank Albert

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Captain Frank Albert Symons
DSO (1915) CMG (1917) MB (Edin 1891)
28 Apr 1869 [Nova Scotia] – 30 Apr 1917 [Killed in action]

Service Record — Frank Albert Symons

30 Jan 1893 Surgeon-Lieutenant.

30 Jan 1896 Surgeon-Captain.

11 Oct 1899–31 May 1902 Anglo–Boer War

1899–1900 Served in South Africa.

Malta Dec 1903 Embarked for Malta.

30 Oct 1904 Major RAMC.

14 Nov 1907 Birth of a daughter at the Officers' Quarters, Queen Alexandra Military Hospital Milbank.

28 July 1914 Start of the Great War.

4 Aug 1914 Britain declares war on Germany.

1 Mar 1915 Lieutenant Colonel RAMC.

18 Nov 1915 Temporary Colonel whilst serving as Assistant Director Medical Services of a Division.

30 Apr 1917 Served in the Great War of 1914. Was killed in action whilst serving as ADMS 9th Division, aged 48 years. Buried at St Nicolas British War Cemetery, Pas-de-Calais, France.

Author of short stories: Prince John of Streplitz (1913), Cicily in Ceylon (1914), The tale of a Casualty Clearing Station (1917).

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