|Place of birth||Newcastle, New South Wales|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||41 Bolt Street, Cook's Hill, Newcastle, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||24.2|
|Next of kin||Wife, Mrs Mary Metcalfe, 41 Bolt Street, Cook's Hill, Newcastle, New South Wales|
|Previous military service||Served for 1 year in the Senior Cadets.|
|Place of enlistment||Newcastle, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||36th Battalion, C Company|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/53/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||55th Battalion|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Age at death from cemetery records||26|
|Place of burial||Somer Farm Cemetery (Row B, Grave No. 14), Wytschaete, Belgium|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: Thomas METCALFE and Sophia Ann CARR; husband of Mary LEWIS (formerly METCALFE), Bridge Street, Branxton, New South Wales. Native of Newcastle. Mother's name entered on CWGC site as Jennet Metcalfe.|
War service: Western Front
Embarked Sydney, 13 May 1916; disembarked Plymouth, England, 9 July 1916.
Proceeded overseas to France, 22 September 1916; taken on strength, 55th Bn, in the field, 7 October 1916.
Admitted to 5th Field Ambulance, 13 December 1916 (mumps), and transferred to Casualty Clearing Station; to 3rd Stationary Hospital, Rouen, 14 December 1916 (injured right foot); to England, 14 December 1916, and admitted to Royal Victoria Hospital, Netley, 16 December 1916; marched into No 1 Command Depot, Perham Downs, 6 March 1917, from furlough following hospital discharge.
Proceeded overseas to France, 14 October 1917; rejoined 55th Bn, in the field, 26 October 1917.
Killed in action, 16 March 1918.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, METCALFE Arthur|