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Ian Douglas Armstrong

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  • Service number
    14817 AWMM
  • Also known as
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    Corporal AWMM
    20 Infantry Battalion AWMM
  • War
    World War II, 1939-1945 AWMM

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Ian Douglas AWMM
  • Surname
    Armstrong AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    14817 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Occupation before enlistment
    WW2 Insurance Clerk AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown PO Box 82, Christchurch, New Zealand AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs J.E. Armstrong (father), Akaroa, Banks Peninsula, Canterbury, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War II, 1939-1945 AWMM
  • Campaign
    North Africa AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    14817 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM
    Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand AWMM
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    WW2 Corporal AWMM
    Infantry Reinforcements AWMM
    Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force AWMM

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    Corporal AWMM
    20 Infantry Battalion AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Ian Armstrong was the son of Joseph Armstrong and of Evelyn Armstrong (nee Johnston), of Akaroa, Canterbury, New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Age at death
    22 AWMM
  • Date of death
    11 December 1941 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    Died of wounds AWMM
  • Place of death
    Egypt AWMM
  • Death notes
    Egypt AWMM
  • Cemetery name
    El Alamein War Cemetery, Egypt AWMM
  • Grave reference
    XXX. D. 12. AWMM
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  • We have found our salary book from the 1940's which has details of staff enlistments including Mr Armstrong. It includes a handwritten note that he died of wounds in December 1941.
    Public - Peter - 2 December 2016

Sources

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  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 3 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1940 to 31st March, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 3: WW2 18 AWMM
    • Pringle, D., & Glue, W. (1957). 20 Battalion and Armoured Regiment. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
      Glue, W.A. & Pringle, D.J.C. (1957). 20 Battalion and Armoured Regiment. Wellington, Historical Publications Branch AWMM

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