South African Jewish Doctor Honored for “gallantry in Action”
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South African Jewish Doctor Honored for “gallantry in Action”

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Captain Hayman Herold Samson, a volunteer in the South African Medical Corpa attached to the South African Air Force unit on the African front, was today made a member of the British Empire Military Division for “gallantry in action.” Dr. Semson is a well-known Capetown physician and a former Rugby player.

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