Earle, Arthur Percy (Lieutenant)

Accession Number 1DRL/0252
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 1 wallet: 1 cm
Object type Letters
Maker Earle, Arthur Percy
Place made Egypt, Western Front
Date made 1916
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM93 12/11/1042
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Copying Provisions Copying permitted subject to physical condition

Collection relating to service of Lieutenant Arthur Percy Earle, 6 Machine Gun Company, Egypt, Gallipoli, France and Belgium, 1916. Collection includes letters written home to family in Australia. Letters were selected and sent in response to a request made to the family by the Memorial in 1928.

History / Summary

Biographical note: Lieutenant, 6th Mg Coy, AIF. From file AWM93 0012/0011/1042: Died on 24 July 1917 of wounds received at Bullecourt. Farmer; of Marshall, VIC; born Marshalltown; educated at Grovedale State School; joined AIF on 23 March 1915, sailing from Australia on May 8 as a Private in 24 Battalion; served Egypt; landed ANZAC in September 1915 and stayed until the evacuation; arrived in France, March 1916; received his commission in November 1916; age at time of death 26. Five cousins also died World War 1 -- see Roll of Honour Circular AWM131.