England and Wales

1915 BMJ (Clinical Research Edition)  
in spite of shell fire an(d bombing, assisted to get back many wounded. Onl the retuirn journey many of the bearers were kcilled and wounded by a shell. and Lieuitenant Rankine carried in a woundled man oQn his back. Temporary Lieutenant Bernard Score Brownle, M.B. R.A.M.C., attached 2nd Battalion the Cheslhire Regiment. For conlspicuous gallantry annd devotion to duty near Vermelles. He spenit the whole night of the 2nd and 3rd October searching for tintl carryinig back wounded wlho were lying
more » ... ded wlho were lying between our own anid the enemy's lines, wlich were only 200 y-ards apart. The eniemy were firing and the ground was lit up by flares. After daybreak he carried back three more men under a very heavy fire. At one tinme he ten(led the wounded within fifteen yards of the enemy's trenches. Bv his courage and ceaseless work all the wounded in his area were brought in.
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