George ARMSTRONG

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ARMSTRONG, George

Service Number: 15630
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Driver
Last Unit: 11th Field Artillery Brigade
Born: Bewcastle, Cumberland, United Kingdom., 1889
Home Town: Not yet discovered
Schooling: Board School.
Occupation: Farmer-also trained as a carpenter.
Died: Illness, No 1. General Hospital, Etratat, France, 30 October 1918
Cemetery: Etretat Churchyard Extension
Plot III. Row C. Grave 7. INSCRIPTION IN MEMORY OF THE DEARLY LOVED SON OF MRS. ARMSTRONG BEWCASTLE
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

14 Apr 1916: Involvement Gunner, SN 15630, 11th Field Artillery Brigade
14 Apr 1916: Embarked Gunner, SN 15630, 11th Field Artillery Brigade , HMAT Ceramic, Sydney
30 Oct 1918: Involvement Driver, SN 15630

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Biography contributed by Geoffrey Gillon

Births Jun 1889   Armstrong George Longtown 10b 461.


He arrived in Australia aged 23 years 7 months.

He was a son of James and Elizabeth Armstrong, of Crossings, Roadhead, Carlisle. He died aged 28 years 7 months. His brother, Private Richard Armstrong, aged 32, Service Number 484, of the 2nd Battalion, Australian Infantry, A.I.F. died in England of wounds received in action on 27th July 1915. The brothers are remembered o the Bewcastle War Memorial in Cumberland, England.

His mother selected the following inscription for their wargraves.

IN MEMORY OF THE DEARLY LOVED SON OF MRS. ARMSTRONG BEWCASTLE

 

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