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Alan Balfour Armstrong

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Alan Balfour AWMM
  • Surname
    Armstrong AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    43513 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM C/o Mrs A.M. Hansen, Orini Road, Taupiri, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr W. McG Armstrong (brother), 226 Mt Albert Road, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Italy AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    43513 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 Unknown AWMM Tractor operator/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Prisoner of war

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

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Alan Armstrong of the Reserve Mechanical Transport Company drove soldiers back and forth across North Africa into Syria, and then up through Italy.

    Auckland War Memorial Museum displays Armstrongs certificate of discharge in the exhibition 'Victory in Europe' in 'Scars on the Heart'. Other souvenirs of Armstrongs travels are displayed in 'Slogging up Italy', including his paybook, and soldier's service book. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 4 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1941 to 30 June, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
    WW2 4: WW2 14 AWMM

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