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Regimental number568
Place of birthAberaham, Wales
AddressBell Post Office, Bell, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20.9
Height5' 5.25"
Weight143 lbs
Next of kinBrother, George Armstrong, Chinchilla, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date22 September 1914
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name15th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A40 Ceramic on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Battalion
FateDischarged as a deserter 1 April 1920
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Court of Enquiry, 9 October 1917, concluded that he was illegally absent after the expiry of his leave to the United Kingdom on or about 31 December 1916.

Discharged from the AIF, 1 April 1920 (desertion).

Forfeited entitlement to medals.
SourcesNAA: B2455, ARMSTRONG James

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