|Place of birth||Kerang, Victoria|
|School||St Kilda State School, Victoria|
|Address||53 Stanley Street, Richmond, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||23|
|Next of kin||Father, David Watson Armstrong, 53 Stanley Street, Richmond, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||8th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/25/4|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||60th Battalion|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Place of death or wounding||Fleurbaix, France|
|Age at death||26|
|Place of burial||No known grave|
|Commemoration details||V.C. Corner Australian Cemetery Memorial, Fromelles, France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Family/military connections||Father munition worker; Brothers: 2630 Pte James Stanley ARMSTRONG, 59th Bn, returned to Australia, 15 January 1919; 3350 Pte David Charles ARMSTRONG, 58th Bn, killed in action, 8 March 1918.|
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Admitted to 1st Australian General Hospital, Heliopolis, 27 January 1916 (pyrexia, unknown origin); discharged to duty, 8 February 1916.
Allotted to and proceeded to join 59th Bn, Tel el Kebir, 26 February 1916.
Transferred to 60th Bn, 15 March 1916.
Admitted to No 1 Australian Stationary Hospital, Ismailia, 30 March 1916 (sore feet); discharged to unit, 1 April 1916.
Admitted to 15th Field Ambulance, 10 April 1916 (chronic gastritis); transferred to No 2 Australian Casualty Clearing Station (dysentery), 13 April 1916; rejoined unit, 16 April 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 18 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 29 June 1916.
Reported missing, 19 July 1916.
Court of Enquiry, held in the field, 4 August 1917, prnounced fate as 'Killed in action, 19 July 1916'.
Note on Red Cross File No 130602: 'No trace Germany. Cert. by Capt. Mills 10-10-19.'Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, ARMSTRONG John Hubert
Red Cross File No 130602