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Alton ARMSTRONG

Regimental number5978
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionMethodist
OccupationAerated water manufacturer
AddressMount Carbine, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation40
Height5' 7.5"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinFather, C Armstrong, Clark Street, Charters Towers, Queensland
Previous military service2 years 7th Australian Commonwealth Horse
Enlistment date2 February 1916
Place of enlistmentCairns, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Battalion, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/26/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A50 Itonus on 8 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Discharge date9 December 1919
Other details

War Service: Western Front.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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