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Arthur William ARMSTRONG

Regimental number2109
Place of birthBonang, Victoria
SchoolSunnyside State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTimber hewer
AddressFish Creek, South Gippsland, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, Wm Henry Armstrong, Fish Creek, South Gippsland, Victoria
Previous military service8th Light Horse Bairnsdale Troop.
Enlistment date16 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 27 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 29 July 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death26
Place of burialPuchevillers British Cemetery (Plot II, Row C, Grave No. 13), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
100
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Annie ARMSTRONG (nee Simpson), Scoresby, Victoria. Native of Bonang, Victoria

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