Charles Thomas ARMSTRONG


ARMSTRONG, Charles Thomas

Service Number: 4191
Enlisted: 19 May 1915, Enlisted at Melbourne
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 6th Field Ambulance
Born: Lanark, Ontario, Canada, 1882
Home Town: Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria
Schooling: Ontario Public School, Canada
Occupation: Chauffer and Carpenter
Died: Died of wounds - gunshot wound to the thigh, 17th General Hospital, Alexandria, Egypt, 24 November 1915
Cemetery: Alexandria (Chatby) Military and War Memorial Cemetery
Row A, Grave 29 Rev. R.C. Oakley officiated
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World War 1 Service

19 May 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 4191, Enlisted at Melbourne
22 May 1915: Involvement Private, SN 4191, 6th Field Ambulance, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
22 May 1915: Embarked Private, SN 4191, 6th Field Ambulance, HMAT Afric, Melbourne

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Arrived in Australia aged 33 years

Address at the time of enlistment was 317 Collins Street, Melbourne

Son of Alexander and Jane B. Armstrong of Canada. Next of kin given as his brother George Armstrong of 2241 Tatallick Street, Regina, Sasketchewan, Canada

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

Member of a Rifle club