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Regimental number2
AddressDavenport Hams, Macclesfield, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinFather, Robert Armstrong, 79 King Street, Thorne, Yorkshire, England
Enlistment date2 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentLance Corporal
Unit name27th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 31 May 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Pioneer Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

Consistently good work since March.
Recommendation date: "Unspecified"

FateKilled in Action 18 December 1917
Age at death from cemetery records33
Place of burialTrois-Arbres Cemetery (Plot II, Row R, Grave No. 32), Steenwerck, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert and Mary ARMSTRONG, "Ashville", 19 St. Nicholas Road, Thorne, Doncaster, England. Native of Skellow, Doncaster
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

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

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