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Tancred de Carteret ARMSTRONG

Date of birth17 April 1867
Place of birthChristchurch, New Zealand
Other NamesArmstrong, Tanceed de Corteret
Other trainingBA, University of Sydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCivil servant
AddressSydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation48
Height5' 4"
Weight137 lbs
Next of kinBrother, Dr W G Armstrong, 'Mangerton', Roslyn Gardens, Darlinghurst, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed as Lieutenant, Senior Cadets, 25th Bn.
Enlistment date30 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentQM & HON LT
Unit name2nd Casualty Clearing Station
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 23 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Medical Corps
FateReturned to Australia 16 April 1920
Discharge date22 August 1920
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Hororata', 16 April 1920; disembarked Sydney, 18 June 1920; appointment terminated (discharged), Sydney, 22 August 1920.
Miscellaneous detailsGiven names incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as Tandres de Caberet.
SourcesNAA: B2455, ARMSTRONG Tancred de Carteret

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