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Rawson, Hubert Wyatt H. (1887–1916)

Captain.Rawson, of .the Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry, was 20 years of age, and the younger son of the late Admiral Sir Harry H. Rawson, G.C.B., G.C.M.G. Ha was educated at Stubhington, but failed for the navy and army for eyesight.

During the time the late Admiral Rawson was Governor of New South Wales Captain Rawson finished his education at Armidale School, and at St. Paul's College, Sydney University. He afterwards took up rubber planting at Taiping, and later at Singapore. While there he served in the Volunteers.

Soon after the outbreak of the war he obtained a commission as lieutenant, and joined, the Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry, and was sent to France in September, 1915. He was promoted to captain soon afterwards, and was transferred to the regular army in that rank.

In June, 1916, he married Miss Mildred Paley, daughter of the late Mr. Algernon Paley, barrister-at-law, and Mrs Paley, of Granville Lodge, Henley-on-Thames.

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