Private William John Armstrong

Australian Infantry, A.I.F.

Died: Saturday 31 August 1918 (aged 24)

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Record:
ARMSTRONG, WILLIAM JOHN
Additional information:
Son of Donald A. Armstrong, of "Rubra," 60, Mont Albert Rd., Surrey Hills, Victoria, Australia, and the late Miriam A. Armstrong. Born at North Carlton, Victoria.
Cemetery:
PERONNE COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION
Cemetery/memorial reference:
IV. A. 7.
Country:
Australian

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Record identifier:
People (P10474169)
Name recorded:
Private John William Armstrong 1052
Unit:
Date of embarkation:
1 May 1916
Record identifier:
First World War Embarkation Roll (R1870894)
Name recorded:
Private Armstrong, John William 1052
Unit:
Record identifier:
First World War Embarkation Roll (R1968019)
Name recorded:
Private Armstrong, William John 3254
Unit:
Record identifier:
People (P10571294)
Name recorded:
Private William John Armstrong 3254
Unit:
Date of embarkation:
29 June 1917
Record identifier:
First World War Embarkation Roll (R2055764)
Name recorded:
Private Armstrong, John William 7439
Unit:
Record identifier:
First World War Embarkation Roll (R2041903)
Name recorded:
Private Armstrong, William John 673
Unit:
Record identifier:
People (P10645178)
Name recorded:
Private William John Armstrong 673
Unit:
Date of embarkation:
21 June 1917
Record identifier:
First World War Nominal Roll (R2153657)
Name recorded:
Private Armstrong, William John 2275
Unit:
6th Australian Infantry Battalion
Record identifier:
People (P10659039)
Name recorded:
Private John William Armstrong 7439
Unit:
Date of embarkation:
31 October 1917
Record identifier:
People (P10691490)
Name recorded:
Private William John Armstrong 2275
Unit:
6th Australian Infantry Battalion
Date of enlistment:
3 October 1916
Date returned to Australia:
10 January 1918
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Name:
Major Armstrong
Context:
author
Date:
31 Aug 1918
Diary:
2 CAVALRY DIVISION: 2 Field Squadron Royal Engineers (page 122)
Name:
Lieutenant Colonel E Armstrong
Context:
commander
Date:
31 Aug 1918
Diary:
2 DIVISION: 2 Battalion Machine Gun Corps (page 524)
Name:
Private J Armstrong
Context:
Wounded
Date:
31 Aug 1918
Diary:
2 DIVISION: 226 Field Company Royal Engineers (page 150)
Name:
Sapper G Armstrong
Context:
Wounded
Date:
3 Sep 1918
Diary:
4 DIVISION: 406 Field Company Royal Engineers (formerly 1/1 Renfrew) (page 244)