Morford James TAPLEY

TAPLEY, Morford James

Service Number: 1497
Enlisted: 4 October 1916
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: Railway Unit (AIF)
Born: Tapley's Hill, South Australia, 13 August 1890
Home Town: Unley, Unley, South Australia
Schooling: Unknown
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Illness, Adelaide, South Australia, 9 August 1958, aged 67 years
Cemetery: Cheltenham Cemetery, S.A.
Section Q, Drive D, Path X, Site 14BN
Tree Plaque: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Adelaide South Australian Railways WW1 & WW2 Honour Boards, Balaklava Port Wakefield St Albans Church Roll of Honour, Port Wakefield Memorial Arch
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World War 1 Service

4 Oct 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1497, Railway Unit (AIF)
11 May 1917: Involvement Private, SN 1497, Railway Unit (AIF)
11 May 1917: Embarked Private, SN 1497, Railway Unit (AIF), HMAT Shropshire, Melbourne

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Biography contributed by Elizabeth Allen

Morford James TAPLEY was born in Tapleys Hill, South Australia on 13th August, 1890

His parents were Alfred Morford TAPLEY & Elizabeth Annie COX nee HUNDY

He married Ivy Irene Mildren YON in SA in 1927

Morford died on 9th August, 1958 and is buried in the Cheltenham Cemeter, SA