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Arthur Meredith Leslie Armstrong

Trooper Michael Joseph Walsh and Lance Corporal Arthur Meredith Leslie Armstrong (sitting), both of the 3rd (Auckland) Squadron, Auckland Mounted Rifles, with Mrs Luxford. Image kindly provided by National Army Museum, 1994.2560.2, CC BY NC-ND 3.0

Trooper Michael Joseph Walsh and Lance Corporal Arthur Meredith Leslie Armstrong (sitting), both of …

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Identity

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  • Forenames
    Arthur Meredith Leslie AWMM
  • Surname
    Armstrong AWMM
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    WWI 13/2013 AWMM
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    Male AWMM
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Civilian life

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    18 October 1894 AWMM TitirangiWaitakere City AWMM
  • Date of birth
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    WW1 Unknown AWMM Titirangi, Avondale, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
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    WW1 T.S. Armstrong (father), Titirangi, Avondale, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 14 August 1915 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

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    Army AWMM
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    WWI 13/2013 AWMM
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    WW1 AWMM
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Medical history

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    • Other, WWI AWMM
      Nature of Injury: Loss of left leg Pension: 30/- Percent of disability: [Not stated] Source: New Zealand. Army (1920). List of the names of all ex-members of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force, suffering permanent disability from 20% to 100% AWMM
    • Wounds Diseases Etc., WWI AWMM
      Gunshot wound left ankle, amputated AWMM

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    • Present address (as listed in New Zealand. Army (1920). List of the names of all ex-members of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force, suffering permanent disability from 20% to 100%): Pitrangi, New Lynn, Auckland AWMM
    • Corporal A. M. L. Armstrong, of Titirangi, who was dangerously wounded on November 14, and has since had his left foot amputated, has been transferred to the New ZealandGeneral Hospital at Brockenhurst, England. (Corporal A. M. L. Armstrong, of Titirangi, who was dangerously wounded on November 14, and has since had his left foot amputated, has been transferred to the New Zealand General Hospital at Brockenhurst, England. (NEW ZEALAND HERALD, VOLUME LV, ISSUE 16783, 25 FEBRUARY 1918, PAGE 6)

      ROLL OF HONOUR.

      CAREERS OP THE FALLEN. LANCE-CORP. A. M. L. ARMSTRONG. Mr. T. S. Armstrong, of Titirangi, : has received official notice that his son, Lance-Corporal A. M. L. Armstrong, of the Auckland Mounted Rifles, has been dangerously wounded. Lance-Corporal Armstrong was born at Titirangi. He left with the Sixth Reinforcements at the age of 20. He comes of a soldier family, as his father, grandfather, and greatgrandfather were "born in the Army." His grandfather, on the death of his father in India, at the age of 11 entered the "drums and fifes" of the old Fighting 40th. and his three brothers followed him. At the age of 16 he had his first campaign, the Afghan war of 1839-42. ille held the Cabul and Ghuznee medals, the Marajahpore Star, the New Zealand Medal, and the Long Service and Good Conduct Medal (AUCKLAND STAR, VOLUME XLVIII, ISSUE 304, 21 DECEMBER 1917, PAGE 5) Public - Hana - 16 May 2021 - AUCKLAND STAR, VOLUME XLVIII, ISSUE 304, 21 DECEMBER 1917, PAGE 5
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    • New Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      Vol1: 19 AWMM
    • New Zealand. Army (1920). List of the names of all ex-members of the New Zealand Expeditionary Force, suffering permanent disability from 20% to 100%, compiled from returns supplied by the Commissioner of Pensions, in respect to: a) Permanent War Pensions, and from returns supplied by the Director-General of Medical Services, regarding: b) Discharged and undischarged hospital patients, assessed as suffering permanent disability, but not yet in receipt of a pension at date (28-4-20). New Zealand. Director-General of Medical Services. NZ Times Co. (Printer). AWMM

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