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Regimental number7440
Date of birth24 August 1898
Place of birthDeniliquin, New South Wales
AddressDeniliquin, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Height5' 9.5"
Weight125 lbs
Next of kinFather, J Armstrong, Kinlock, Deniliquin, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for 1 year in the Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date23 June 1917
Place of enlistmentSeymour, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 25th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/6
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 4 August 1917
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 15 May 1919
Discharge date4 August 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Ypiringa', 15 May 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 5 July 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Melbourne, 4 August 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death30 April 1922
Age at death23
Place of burialDeniliquin Cemetery, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, ARMSTRONG Stewart Hay

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