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Regimental number4057
Place of birthAntrim, Ireland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTally Clerk
AddressVera Street, Ellendale, Port Pirie, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation38
Height6' 0.5"
Weight144 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Georgina Florence Armour, Ellendale, Port Pirie, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date2 December 1915
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board RMS Mongolia on 9 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Divisional Ammunition Column
FateReturned to Australia 16 October 1917
Discharge date25 May 1917
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Taken on strength of 5th Division Artillery Column, 17 April 1916; posted to No 2 Section, Ferry Post, 15 May 1916.

Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 16 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 25 June 1916.

Admitted to 15th Australian Field Ambulance, France, 15 August 1916 (haemoptysis); transferred to Australian Casualty Clearing Station, 17 August 1916; transferred to 2nd Australian General Hospital, 21 August 1916; embarked Boulogne and proceeded to England on board HS 'Western Australia', 26 August 1916.

Commenced return to Australia from Southapmton on board HS 'Karoda', 16 October 1916; discharged (medically unfit), Adelaide, 25 May 1917.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, ARMOUR Hugh

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