Roll of Honour Sergeant John Alexander Armstrong

Service number 1094
Rank Sergeant
Unit 5th Australian Machine Gun Company
Service Australian Army
Collection ID RCDIG1068850
Conflict/Operation First World War, 1914-1918
Conflict Eligibility Date First World War, 1914-1921
Date of Death 09 October 1917 , aged 24
Place of Death Belgium
Cause of Fate Killed in action
Place of Association Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Cemetery or Memorial Details Menin Gate Memorial, Ypres, Flanders, Belgium
Source AWM145 Roll of Honour cards, 1914-1918 War, Army

Roll of Honour circular

For the First World War the circulars were forms sent to next of kin seeking details regarding the deceased. They form the basis of the card indexes from which the original Roll of Honour was compiled.

Roll of Honour name projection

Sergeant John Alexander Armstrong's name will be projected onto the exterior of the Hall of Memory on:

  • Thu 6 July, 2017 5:36 am
  • Sat 19 August, 2017 10:50 pm
  • Mon 9 October, 2017 9:59 pm
  • Sun 10 December, 2017 11:10 pm
  • Tue 13 February, 2018 11:29 pm
  • Mon 9 April, 2018 3:13 am
  • Thu 24 May, 2018 11:38 pm

These dates and times are estimates. Please note that previous advised times on this site have recently been changed to ensure that early evening projections are clearly visible and not affected by twilight. The actual time of projection could also change as a result of weather and other factors, so it is advisable to check closer to the date. In the rare event of a temporary loss of electrical power, the names scheduled for display in that period will not appear until the next time listed.

Location on the Roll of Honour

Sergeant John Alexander Armstrong name is located at 177 in the Commemorative Area at the Australian War Memorial (as indicated by the poppy on the plan).