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Full Name
Percy Thomas Armstrong
Rank Last Held
Rifleman
Forename(s)
Percy Thomas
Surname
Armstrong
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
56213
Gender
Male
Place of Birth
Mount Albert, Auckland, New Zealand
First Known Rank
Private
Occupation before Enlistment
Packer
Next of Kin
Mrs Eliza Jane Armstrong (mother), Argyle Street, Morningside, Auckland, New Zealand
Body on Embarkation
New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Embarkation Unit
29th Reinforcements Auckland Infantry Regiment, A Company
Embarkation Date
13 August 1917
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
Mokoia
Destination
Glasgow, Scotland
Nominal Roll Number
70
Page on Nominal Roll
4
Last Unit Served
New Zealand Rifle Brigade, 3rd Battalion, B Company
Place of Death
Havrincourt, France
Date of Death
9 September 1918
Age at Death
26
Year of Death
1918
Cause of Death
Killed in action
Cemetery Name
Metz-en-Couture Communal Cemetery British Extension, Pas-de-Calais, France
Grave Reference
III. A. 11.
Memorial Name
Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories
Biographical Notes
Percy Armstrong was the son of Leonard John and Eliza Jane Armstrong, of 36, Argyle St., Morningside, Auckland, New Zealand.
Description of Image
Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories Panel Armitage W. - Arthur L.G. (photo J Halpin 2010)
Archives NZ source
Sources Used
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume III. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1918
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