ARMSTRONG, William John
(Service number 80033)

First Rank Private Last Rank Rifleman


Date Unknown Place of Birth

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment
Occupation Steward
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status
Next of Kin Mrs E.A. Armstrong (wife), 21 Chapel St, Timaru
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Unit, Squadron, or Ship 42nd Reinforcements A Company
Date 1 August 1918
Transport HMNZT 109
Embarked From Wellington Destination London, England
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With NZ Rifle Brigade (reserve)

Military Awards

Service Medals
Military Awards

Award Circumstances and Date

No information

Prisoner of War Information

Date of Capture
Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
PoW Camps
Days Interned
Liberation Date


Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 4 November 1918 Age 44
Place of Death United Kingdom
Cause Died of disease
Memorial or Cemetery Cannock Chase War Cemetery, Staffordshire, England
Memorial Reference 4. H. 1.
New Zealand Memorials On Memorial wall, Timaru; Memorial plaque, St Mary's Church, Timaru

Biographical Notes

William Armstrong was the son of William Neil Armstrong and Elizabeth Ann Armsrong; husband of Elizabeth Alice Armstrong


Cenotaph Sep 2013

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Researched and Written by

Carol Bell, SC branch NZSG & Timaru Herald

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