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James ARMSTRONG

Regimental number4057
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressHay, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs A Armstrong, Parker Street, Hay, New South Wales
Enlistment date24 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name20th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 11 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal


Recommendation date: 7 September 1918

FateReturned to Australia 25 September 1919
Medals

Military Medal

'During the operations on MONT ST. QUENTIN, N.E. of PERONNE, on 31st August 1918, this soldier's conduct was most conspicuous. With two comrades he attacked a strong post and took the garrison of 15, prisoners.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 115
Date: 10 October 1919

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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