Topic: Allan Morpeth (1884-1917)

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This description of Allan Morpeth (18899) was in the introduction of Allan Philip Morpeth's book,The “Waiheathens” at Gallipoli.

Allan Morpeth

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2nd Lieut. Enlisted 8 Jan 1916 with Auckland Infantry Regiment. Prior to this he was a surveyor with the N Z Government at Waihio. He was appointed to the rank of 2nd Lieutenant on 2nd January 1917. One month later he arrived at Devonport in England and was posted to the Auckland Infantry Regiment. In early May he was transferred to Base depot, Etaples, and on 22nd May his Battalion went into the field. He was attached to the School of Instruction on 11th July 1917. Allan rejoined his Battalion August but died at The Battle of Passchendaele in Belgium on 2nd October 1917. (Aged 33, never married).

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Allan Morpeth (1884-1917)

First Names:Allan
Last Name:Morpeth
Date of Birth:13/06/1884
Date of death:2nd October 1917
Place of death:Battle of Passchendaele in Belgium
Fathers name:Henry Douglas Morpeth
Mothers name:Kath Morpeth (nee ?)