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David Charles ARMSTRONG

Regimental number3350
Place of birthSt Arnaud, Victoria
SchoolState School, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationIronworker
AddressRichmond, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Catherine Armstrong, 53 Stanley Street, Richmond, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the Cadets at Richmond.
Enlistment date22 May 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name58th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/75/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A16 Port Melbourne on 16 July 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll58th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 8 March 1918
Place of death or woundingBelgium
Age at death19.11
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialMessines Ridge British Cemetery (Plot I, Row A, Grave No. 39), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
165
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: David and Catherine ARMSTRONG, 53 Stanley Street, Richmond
Family/military connectionsFather munition worker; Brothers: 2630 Pte James Stanley ARMSTRONG, 59th Bn, returned to Australia, 15 January 1919; 3681 Pte John Hubert ARMSTRONG, 60th Bn, killed in action, 18 July 1916.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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