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Francis ARMSTRONG

Regimental number816
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationMiner
AddressBarkly Street, Brunswick, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinBrother, George Armstrong, Barkly Street, Brunswick, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date23 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularHe died of sunstroke.
FateDied of disease 6 August 1915
Age at death34
Place of burialCairo War Memorial Cemetery (Row M, Grave No. 57), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
106

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