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Joseph Irvine ARMSTRONG

Regimental number1611
Place of birthGympie, Queensland
SchoolAlbert State School, Maryborough, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressNikenbah, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs Annie Armstrong, c/o J Thompson, Pialba, Queensland
Enlistment date3 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name52nd Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/69/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Hawkes Bay on 20 April 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1611A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll52nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 03-4 September 1916
Place of death or woundingMouquet Farm, Pozieres, France
Age at death24
Family/military connectionsBrother Pte Leslie James Armstrong No 1471 26th Battalion.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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