Lancelot Clinton ARMSTRONG MID


ARMSTRONG, Lancelot Clinton

Service Numbers: N43400, NX113250
Enlisted: 12 July 1942, Port Morseby, New Guinea
Last Rank: Lieutenant
Last Unit: 2nd/16th Infantry Battalion
Born: Coolamon, New SouthWales, 20 November 1918
Home Town: Coolamon, Coolamon, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Killed in action, Balikpapan, Borneo, 1 July 1945, aged 26 years
Cemetery: Labuan War Cemetery
Grave Location: Plot 8, Row A, Grave 12. Roll of Honour: Coolamon, New South Wales.
Tree Plaque: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Australian Army, SN N43400
12 Jul 1942: Involvement 2nd AIF WW 2, Lieutenant, SN NX113250, 2nd/16th Infantry Battalion
12 Jul 1942: Enlisted 2nd AIF WW 2, Lieutenant, SN NX113250, 2nd/16th Infantry Battalion, Port Morseby, New Guinea
24 Jun 1946: Honoured Mention in Dispatches, Details: "Exceptional service in field in S.W.P Area".

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Other service number N43400

2/16 Battalion

Rank - Lt.

Son of Henry John and Annie Matilda Armstrong, of Coolamon, New South Wales, Australia; Husband of Marguerite Lillias Armstrong, of Wildes Meadow, New South Wales.