|Collection type||Private Record|
|Measurement||1 wallet: 2 cms.|
Metcalfe, Arnold Selwyn
|Place made||Australia: Victoria, Melbourne|
|Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room.||AWM93 12/11/860|
First World War, 1914-1918
Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain
This item is in the Public Domain
|Copying Provisions||Copying permitted subject to physical condition|
Metcalfe, Arnold Selwyn (Corporal, b.1894 - d.1918)
Collection relating to the service of 1030 Corporal Arnold Selwyn Metcalfe, 1 Australian Light Horse Regiment, Palestine, Egypt, 1916-1918. Collection consists of photostat copies of ten letters written by Corporal Metcalfe, while on active service, to his brother Harry in Australia. Also in the collection is a photostat copy of a letter of condolence written by Trooper Thomas Stephen Walsh, 1 Light Horse Regiment, to Harry Metcalfe.
Biographical note: 1030 Corporal Arnold Selwyn Metcalfe, 1 Light Horse regiment, AIF who died on 19 April 1918 of wounds received east of Jericho. Other biographical details concerning him are: bank clerk; of Young, NSW, born Young; son of Charles Joseph and Laura Annie Metcalfe, of Young; educated at the Young district school; joined the AIF on 23 February 1915; age at time of death, 24.