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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: HMNZT 91
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: Military personnel file
Sources Used:
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL:
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume III. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1918
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