Neville Gerrard ARMSTRONG


ARMSTRONG, Neville Gerrard

Service Number: 413721
Enlisted: 13 September 1941
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: No. 31 Squadron (RAAF)
Born: Wonoona, New South Wales, Australia, 30 June 1923
Home Town: Woolloomooloo, City of Sydney, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Flying Battle, Timor, 19 May 1943, aged 19 years
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Adelaide River Northern Territory Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Lithgow War Memorial
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Sergeant, SN 413721
13 Sep 1941: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, No. 31 Squadron (RAAF)

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Biography contributed by David Barlow

RAAF Beaufighter aircraft A19-58 of Number 31 Squadron was shot down by anti-aircraft fire during an attack on Penfoie Aerodrome, Timor and both crewmen were KIA - commemorated on the Northern Territory Memorial to the Missing located at Adelaide River War Cemetery, NT are:

Sergeant Stanley Thomas Robertson 37061 - Son of Leonard Clarence and Vera May Robertson of Marrickville, NSW

Sergeant Neville Gerrard Armstrong 413721 - Son of Gerrard Thomas Garnet Armstrong and Mildred Grace Armstrong of Ewey Bay, NSW