The AIF Project

William James ARMSTRONG

Regimental number6951
Place of birthKiata, Victoria
SchoolState School, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationMasseur
Address101 Grant Street, Ballarat, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinWife, Mrs C F Armstrong, 101 Grant Street, Ballarat, Victoria
Enlistment date5 October 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll3 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 23rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 23 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll38th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 15 October 1917
Place of death or woundingPasschendaele, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialEtaples Military Cemetery (Plot XXX, Row D, Grave No. 2), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
129
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated on Christ Church Anglican Cathedral Roll of Honour, Ballarat, Victoria. Parents: Charles and Sarah ARMSTRONG; husband of Kathleen ARMSTRONG, 584 Lygoss Stret, Carlton, Victoria. Native of Kiata, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Print format