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John Alexander ARMSTRONG

Regimental number3459
Place of birthStanthorpe Queensland
AddressBeacon Office, St George, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation42
Next of kinWife, Mrs Sarah Armstrong, Beacon Office, St George, Queensland
Enlistment date17 November 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name47th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/64/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A33 Ayrshire on 24 January 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Veterinary Hospital
FateReturned to Australia 27 August 1917
Other detailsServed in France. Suffered from gassing. Was hospitalised in England before returning to Australia
Date of death17 July 1955
Place of burialMt Thompson Crematorium

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