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Full Name: Ian Douglas Armstrong
Rank Last Held: Corporal
Forename(s): Ian Douglas
Surname: Armstrong
War: World War II, 1939-1945
Serial No.: 14817
Gender: Male
First Known Rank: Corporal
Occupation before Enlistment: Insurance clerk
Next of Kin: Mrs J.E. Armstrong (father), Akaroa, Banks Peninsula, Canterbury, New Zealand
Marital Status: Single
Enlistment Address: PO Box 82, Christchurch, New Zealand
Military District: Christchurch
Body on Embarkation: Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF)
Embarkation Unit: Infantry Reinforcements
Nominal Roll Number: WW2 3
Page on Nominal Roll: WW2 18
Campaigns: Egypt
Last Unit Served: 20 Infantry Battalion
Place of Death: Egypt
Date of Death: 11 December 1941
Age at Death: 22
Year of Death: 1941
Cause of Death: Died of wounds
Cemetery Name: El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt
Grave Reference: XXX. D. 12.
Biographical Notes: Ian Armstrong was the son of Joseph Armstrong and of Evelyn Armstrong (nee Johnston), of Akaroa, Canterbury, New Zealand.
Further References: Glue, W.A. & Pringle, D.J.C. (1957). 20 Battalion and Armoured Regiment. Wellington, Historical Publications Branch. Digital copy.]
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