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Norman Garnet ARMSTRONG

Date of birth29 July 1885
Place of birthMount Perry, Queensland
SchoolSouth Brisbane State School; Brisbane Grammar School, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationAccountant
AddressSorrento, Edmondstone Street, South Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinFather, Octavius Armstrong, 'Sorrento', Edmondstone Street, South Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date21 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit name25th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/42/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 20 August 1915
Rank from Nominal RollMajor
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Battalion
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Captain


Unit: 9th Battalion
Promotion date: 3 November 1916

Other details from Roll of Honour CircularJoined the Bank of New South Wales, Brisbane branch, 16 January 1904 (appointed ledger keeper, 1 January 1908); transferred to South Brisbane branch (as teller), September 1910; to Brisbane branch, January 1911; to Bowen branch, August 1913.
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Other details

Served as Provisional 2nd Lieutenant, 2nd Infantry Bn, Thursday Island (garrison duty), from August 1914.

Enlisted in the AIF, 18 June 1915.

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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