Frank Harvey ARMSTRONG

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ARMSTRONG, Frank Harvey

Service Number: 4002
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 23rd Infantry Battalion
Born: Barkers Creek, Victoria, Australia, 1895
Home Town: Collingwood, Yarra, Victoria
Schooling: Barkers Creek School, Vic.
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in action, Pozieres, France, 4 August 1916
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Australian National Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux, France
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France)
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World War 1 Service

8 Feb 1916: Involvement Private, SN 4002, 23rd Infantry Battalion, Pozières
8 Feb 1916: Embarked Private, SN 4002, 23rd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Warilda, Melbourne
4 Aug 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 4002, 23rd Infantry Battalion, Pozières

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Biography contributed by Robert Wight

4002 (previously 1162) Private (Pte) Frank Harvey Armstrong, 9th Reinforcements, 23rd Battalion, of Barker's Creek, Vic. originally enlisted on 19 August 1914 and embarked aboard HMAT Euripides on 8 May 1915, as a member of B Company, 23rd Battalion. He returned to Australia sick in September 1915.

Pte Armstrong re-enlisted and embarked aboard HMAT Warilda in Melbourne on 8 February 1916.

He was killed in action on 4 August 1916 at Pozieres, France.

Source: AWM