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Herbert ARMSTRONG

Regimental number295
Date of birth3 July 1884
True NameBERRY, Harold Anderson Ross
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCustoms officer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Weight175 lbs
Next of kinMrs. C. Godfrey, Royal Park, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date21 August 1914
Place of enlistmentRockhampton, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name2nd Light Horse Regiment, B Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/7/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board Transport A15 Star of England on 24 September 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCompany Sergeant Major
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Light Horse Regiment
FateDischarged 30 September 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Discharged from the AIF, 30 September 1916, on being appointed Temporary 2nd Lt, Camel Transport Corps.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Also served in World War II: enlisted, 2 July 1940; discharged, 22 July 1940, as Q199917 Pte.
SourcesNAA: B2455, ARMSTRONG Herbert

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