|Unit||5th Australian Machine Gun Company|
|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 Sergeant John Alexander Armstrong
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).