Ian Douglas Armstrong Unknown date of birth - 11 December 1941 Key details Contribute › Service number14817 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Rank and unit at dischargeCorporal AWMM20 Canterbury Infantry Battalion AWMM WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Play your part Contribute what you know about their war service and life. Lay a poppy Leave a note PDF Print Share Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesIan Douglas AWMM SurnameArmstrong AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number14817 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Date of birth Place of birth Birth notes Occupations Contribute › Occupation before enlistmentWW2 AWMMInsurance Clerk AWMM Post war occupation Next of kin Contribute › Address before enlistmentUnknown AWMMPO Box 82ChristchurchNew Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMrs J.E. Armstrong (father)AkaroaBanks PeninsulaCanterburyNew Zealand AWMM Relationship statusUnknown AWMMSingle AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM CampaignsNorth Africa AWMM ForceArmy AWMM Service number14817 AWMM Military units Military service Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW2 AWMMUnknown AWMMChristchurchCanterburyNew Zealand AWMM Age on enlistmentWW2 AWMM Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW2 AWMM Embarkation bodyWW2 AWMMSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force AWMMInfantry Reinforcements AWMMCorporal AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notesDied of woundsCause of Death AWMM Last known rank Contribute › Last rankCorporal AWMM20 Canterbury Infantry Battalion AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Ian Armstrong was the son of Joseph Armstrong and of Evelyn Armstrong (nee Johnston), of Akaroa, Canterbury, New Zealand. AWMM Death About death Contribute › Age at death22 AWMM Date of death11 December 1941 AWMM Cause of deathDied of wounds AWMM Place of deathEgypt AWMM Death notesEgypt AWMM Cemetery Contribute › Cemetery nameEl Alamein War CemeteryEgypt AWMM Grave referenceXXX. D. 12. AWMM Memorial Contribute › Memorial name Memorial reference Obituary Roll of Honour Remember Ian Douglas Armstrong by laying a poppy. Hugh Crossle Armstrong I. C. Armstrong Ian Douglas Armstrong Ivan Theodore Armstrong Jack Ernest Armstrong Lay a poppy for 2015 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of Ian Douglas Armstrong Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External linksGlue, W.A. & Pringle, D.J.C. (1957). 20 Battalion and Armoured Regiment. Wellington, Historical Publications Branch. Digital copy.http://nzetc.victoria.ac.nz/tm/scholarly/tei-WH2-20Ba.htmlSources UsedCommonwealth War Graves Commission.http://www.cwgc.orgSources Used DocumentsSecond 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. AWMMWW2 3: WW2 18 AWMMPringle, D., & Glue, W. (1957). 20 Battalion and Armoured Regiment. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMMGlue, W.A. & Pringle, D.J.C. (1957). 20 Battalion and Armoured Regiment. Wellington, Historical Publications Branch AWMM Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.