William Crouch ARMSTRONG


ARMSTRONG, William Crouch

Service Number: 6285
Enlisted: 30 September 1916
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 26th Infantry Battalion
Born: Charleville, Qld., 1896
Home Town: Cheepie, Quilpie, Queensland
Schooling: Southport School
Occupation: Selector
Died: Killed in action, Belgium, 4 October 1917
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Charleville All Saints Church Honour Roll, Menin Gate Memorial (Commonwealth Memorial to the Missing of the Ypres Salient)
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World War 1 Service

30 Sep 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 6285, 26th Infantry Battalion
23 Dec 1916: Involvement Private, SN 6285, 26th Infantry Battalion, Third Ypres
23 Dec 1916: Embarked Private, SN 6285, 26th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Demosthenes, Sydney

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Son of John and Phoebe Armstrong

Official news that William Crouch Armstrong, years, was killed in action in France. Deceased was the third son of Mr. and Mrs. John Armstrong (Raceview, Charleville), the oldest grazier and butcher in the west. The young man was especially popular with those who knew him. He was for three years in the Q.N. Bank, Charleville. Much sympathy is felt for the parents.