Service Number: 1652
Enlisted: 2 June 1915, Enlisted at Brisbane
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 25th Infantry Battalion
Born: Motherwell, Lenark, Scotland, 1896
Home Town: Bell, Western Downs, Queensland
Schooling: Marg Street School, Motherwell, Scotland
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Killed in Action, Gallipoli, Gallipoli, Dardanelles, Turkey, 27 October 1915
Cemetery: Embarkation Pier Cemetery
Special Memorial, Row A, Grave 4 Headstone inscription reads: Their glory shall not be blotted out, Embarkation Pier Cemetery, Gallipoli Peninsula, Canakkale Province, Turkey
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Bell War Memorial, Dalby 'The Fallen' Honour Board, Dalby St. Thomas Presbyterian Church, Dalby War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

2 Jun 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 1652, 25th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Brisbane
20 Aug 1915: Involvement Private, 1652, 25th Infantry Battalion, ANZAC / Gallipoli
20 Aug 1915: Embarked Private, 1652, 25th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Shropshire, Sydney

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Arrived in Australia aged 9 years

Son of Alexander and Mary Ann Armstrong of Bells Hill Farm, Bell near Dalby, QLD

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