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George ARMSTRONG

Regimental number2624
Place of birthKatunga, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationRailway employee
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Height5' 7.5"
Weight159 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Armstrong, 163 Victoria Parade, Carlton, Melbourne, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date17 May 1916
Place of enlistmentKalgoorlie, Western Australia
Unit name48th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT Port Melbourne on 30 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll48th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 August 1919
Discharge date29 November 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Prisoner of War, Germany

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Katoomba', 8 August 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 22 September 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Melbourne, 29 November 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsName does not appear on Embarkation Roll.
SourcesNAA: B2455, ARMSTRONG George

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