Served as 2nd Lieutenant. Survived.
Studied at VUM and returned to Technical School to complete a BScTech and MScTech with Professor Miles Walter who then arranged for him to work with Ernest Rutherford at Cambridge. Here, with Ernest Walton, he developed a very high voltage sources to accelerate protons to disintegrate artificially an atom in 1932. They were the first to do so and were awarded the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1951.