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James Ernest ARMSTRONG

Regimental number2026
Place of birthCharlton, Victoria
Place of birthCharlton (as spelt), Victoria
OccupationFarm labourer
AddressWarra, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Mr Robert Armstrong, 36 Mile Creek PO, 36 Mile Creek, Warra, Western Line, Queensland
Enlistment date14 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name42nd Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/59/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A46 Clan Macgillivray on 7 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll42nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 26 February 1917
Place of death or woundingBelgium
Age at death22.7
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialCite Bonjean Military Cemetery (Plot III, Row F, Grave No. 17), Armentieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert and Elizabeth ARMSTRONG, 26 Mill Creek, Warra, Queensland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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