Morphett, Arthur Hurtle (Lance Corporal, b.? - d.1916)

Place Oceania: Australia
Accession Number 1DRL/0511
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 1 wallet; 1 cm
Object type Papers
Maker Morphett, Arthur Hurtle
Place made Australia: Victoria, Melbourne
Date made 1928
Access Open
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Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

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Collection relating to the service of 340 Lance Corporal Arthur Hurtle Morphett, 32 Battalion, AIF. Collection consists of biographical details only.

History / Summary

Biographical note: 340 Lance Corporal Arthur Hurtle Morphett, 32 Battalion, AIF, who on 20 July 1916 was killed in action during the Battle of Fromelles. Other biographical details are: Farmer and grazier of Woods Point Estate, Murray Bridge, South Australia; born Adelaide; educated at St. Peter's Collegiate School and at Roseworthy Agricultural College; became a manager of a diary farm at Warrnambool, Victoria and later manager and part owner of Woods Point, SA; enlisted in the AIF on 23 June 1915; age at time of death, 38. Son of John Cummins Morphett and Mary Frances Morphett, of Cummins, Glenelg, South Australia.