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Charles Edwin ARMSTRONG

Regimental number1175
Date of birth--/09/1896
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
AddressMelbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Frederick S Armstrong, 573 Elizabeth Street, Melbourne, Victoria
Previous military service64th Infantry
Enlistment date25 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name39th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/56/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A11 Ascanius on 27 May 1916
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll39th Battalion
Promotions

2nd Lieutenant


Unit: 39th Battalion
Promotion date: 5 March 1917

Lieutenant


Unit: Permanent Supernumerary List
Promotion date: 28 July 1917

FateReturned to Australia 19 September 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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