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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: HMNZT 28
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: Military personnel file
Sources Used: Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume I. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1914-1919
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