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Donald Keith ARMSTRONG

Regimental number19614
Place of birthBrauxholme, Victoria
SchoolScotch College, Melbourne, Victoria
Other trainingTuition at home.
AddressBranxholme, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, W Armstrong, Branxholme, Victoria
Enlistment date18 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 8, Battery 29
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/36/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 20 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 6 August 1917
Place of death or woundingPloegsteert, Belgium
Age at death20.10
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialKandahar Farm Cemetery (Plot II, Row F, Grave No. 26), Neuve-Eglise, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Branxholme Cemetery, Victoria. Parents: Willie (d. 14 March 1922, aged 55; bu. Branxholme) and Jessie (d. 31 July 1954; bu. Branxholme) ARMSTRONG, Branxholme, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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