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Charles Thomas ARMSTRONG

Regimental number4191
Place of birthLanark, Ontario, Canada
SchoolOntario Public School, Canada
Age on arrival in Australia33
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationCarpenter
Address317 Collins Street, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation33.1
Height5' 7.5"
Weight147 lbs
Next of kinBrother, George Armstrong, 2241 Retallick Street, Regina, Sasketchewan, Canada
Previous military serviceMember, Fitzroy Rifle Club.
Enlistment date19 May 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll19 May 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameInfantry Brigade 6, Field Ambulance 6, Reinforcement 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/49/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Persia on 10 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Field Artillery Brigade
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularGiven name on RoHc is Charles Thomas.
FateDied of wounds 24 November 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death35
Age at death from cemetery records34
Place of burialChatby War Memorial Cemetery (Row A, Grave No. 29), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
11
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alexander and Jane ARMSTRONG
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Embarked Alexandria to join the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, Gallipoli, 28 September 1915.

Transferred to 1st Field Artillery Brigade, 8 November 1915.

Died of wounds (gun shot wound, thigfh), 17th General Hospital, Alexandria, 24 November 1915.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsPlace of birth incorrectly entered on NAA RecordSearch as Lanark, Scotland.
SourcesNAA: B2455, ARMSTRONG Charles Thomas

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