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George William ARMSTRONG

Regimental number2562
Date of birth27 December 1892
Place of birthRockhampton, Queensland
SchoolGracemere, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationEngine-driver
AddressMatcham, Gracemere, Rockhampton, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs Louisa Armstrong, Matcham, Gracemere, Rockhampton, Queensland
Enlistment date31 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name25th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/42/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 21 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Pioneer Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 28 March 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother-in-law: Corporal William Marshall GERARD, Regimental No. 7090, 15th Battalion, listed as effective abroad at end of war; Brother-in-law: Private Arthur Charles Marshall GERARD, Regimental No. 2151, 25th Battalion, killed in action in France on 4 March 1917
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front.

Died of war related diseases, due to gassing.
Date of death23 September 1941
Age at death48
Place of burialGracemere, Queensland

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