|Place of birth||Benalla, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||19|
|Next of kin||Step-Mother, Mrs M Morphett, Stawell, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Nil (exempt area under Compulsory Military Training scheme); previously rejected for AIF enlistment on account of scar on neck.|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||6th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/23/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||58th Battalion|
|Fate||Died of wounds
|Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)||Date of fate incorrectly recorded on Nominal Roll as 14 September 1916.|
|Age at death from cemetery records||20|
|Place of burial||Longuenesse Souvenir Cemetery (Plot IV, Row A, Grave No. 44), St Omer, France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Foster son of Mary MORPHETT, Post Office, Stawell, Victoria. Native of Benalla, Victoria|
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Admitted to 4th Auxiliary Hospital, Abbassia, 2 November 1915 (mumps); discharged to Base Details, 7 January 1916.
Transferred to 58th Bn, Serapeum, 17 February 1916.
Admitted to 15th Field Ambulance, Ferry Post, 14 April 1916 (tonsilitis); transferred to 2nd Australian Casualty Clearing Station, 16 April 1916 (scarlet fever); to No 1 Australian Stationary Hospital, 16 April 1916; to Ambulance Train No 4, 17 April 1916, and admitted same day to No 4 Auxiliary Hospital, Cairo; discharged to Base, Tel el Kebir, 27 May 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 21 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 30 June 1916; joined 58th Bn, in the field, 23 July 1916.
Wounded in action, 20 August 1916 (gun shot wound, multiple, face), admitted to 14th Australian Field Ambulance, and transferred same day to 1st Australian Casualty Clearing Station; transferred to No 7 Stationary Hospital, St Omer, 22 August 1916.
Died of wounds, 25 August 1916.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, MORPHETT George Henry|