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Full Name
Robert Vernon Armstrong
Rank Last Held
Trooper
Forename(s)
Robert Vernon
Surname
Armstrong
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
7/1328
First Known Rank
Trooper
Next of Kin
George Armstrong (father), Akaroa, Canterbury, New Zealand
Marital Status
Single
Enlistment Address
Akaroa, Canterbury, New Zealand
Military District
Canterbury
Body on Embarkation
6th Reinforcements
Embarkation Unit
Canterbury Mounted Rifles
Embarkation Date
14 August 1915
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
Tofua
Destination
Suez, Egypt
Nominal Roll Number
Vol1
Page on Nominal Roll
20
Last Unit Served
Canterbury Mounted Rifles
Place of Death
Malta to Gallipoli
Date of Death
12 December 1915
Age at Death
24
Year of Death
1915
Cause of Death
Died of enteric
Cemetery Name
Pieta Military Cemetery, Malta
Grave Reference
C. I. 3.
Biographical Notes
Robert Armstrong was the son of George and Mary Jane Armstrong.
Description of Image
Portrait, Auckland Weekly News 1916
Archives NZ source
Sources Used
Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume I. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1914-1919
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