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Arnold Selwyn METCALFE

Regimental number1030
Date of birth16 January 1894
Place of birthYoung, New South Wales
SchoolDistrict High School, Young, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBank clerk
Addressc/o Mr and Mrs C J Metcalfe, 'Orakei', Young, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMr and Mrs C J Metcalfe, 'Orakei', Young, New South Wales
Enlistment date18 February 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll23 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Light Horse Regiment, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/6/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A65 Clan McEwen on 28 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Light Horse Regiment
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularJoined the Bank of New South Wales, Young branch, 23 November 1910. transferred to Cowra branch, November 1910; to Eugowra branch (as assistant), August 1911; to Narrandera branch, April 1912; to Stockinbingal branch, September 1914.
FateKilled in Action 19 April 1918
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialJerusalem War Cemetery (Row H, Grave No. II), Palestine
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles and Laura METCALFE, Young, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Palestine, Syria

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Sources'Bank of New South Wales Roll of Honour' (Sydney, 1921), p.280.

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