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Geoffrey Clifford Wilson Armstrong

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Portrait of G. C. W. Armstrong. Auckland Grammar School chronicle. 1916, v.4, n.2. Image has no known copyright restrictions.
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Geoffrey Clifford Wilson AWMM
  • Surname
    Armstrong AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 12/3216 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    5 February 1893 AWMM AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Rosebank, Albert Road, Devonport, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • WW1 Mrs Amy Dorothy Armstrong (mother),Rosebank, Albert Road, Devonport, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Amy Dorothy Armstrong is his wife NOT his mother Public - Gail - Researcher - 7 April 2016 - BDM certificate no. 1915/5251
  • Relationship status
    • Pre 13 November 1915 AWMM Married/WWI AWMM
    • Married 1915 Public - Gail - Researcher - 7 April 2016 - BDM certificate no. 1915/5251

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    Battle of the Somme AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 12/3216 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
    WW1 13 July 1915 AWMM AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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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
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Captain Geoffrey Clifford Wilson Armstrong, who was killed in action in the Battle of the Somme on September 15th, was the son of James and Angela Armstrong

    Member of the College Rifles Rugby Football Club

    Attended Auckland Grammar School.

    Attended Auckland University College (now the University of Auckland). AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    15 September 1916 AWMM
    SommeNorthern France AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Thistle Dump Cemetery High Wood Longueval Somme France AWMM A.31 AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
    Obituary: Auckland Grammar School Chronicle. 1916. AWMM
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Roll of Honour, College Rifles, Rugby Union Football & Sports Club, 33 Haast Street, Remuera, Auckland AWMM
    • Devonport War Memorial, Devonport, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories AWMM
    • Roll of Honour, Holy Trinity (Anglican) Church, 20 Church Street, Devonport, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
    • Roll of Honour, Devonport Primary School, granite tablet, 18 Kerr Street, Devonport, Auckland AWMM

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07 April 2016GailAuckland New ZealandResearcher
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