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H. Armour


Australian Flying Corps

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Ulmus Sp.
  • Planted By: Miss F. Carmichael
  • Plaque: 3069

Additional Info

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Born in Elaine, Victoria and a builder by trade, Hugh Armour, was 35 years and married when enlisted on the 7th of February 1917 in the April 1917 Reinforcements, Australian Imperial Force, with the rank of 2nd Air Mechanic, Number 1722. The Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on the 16th of June 1917 with the rank from Nominal Roll as Australian Flying Corps. Appointed 1st A.M. 32nd Training Squadron A.F.C. on the 1st of January 1918. On the 3rd of May 1918 admitted to Beaufort War Hospital, Bristol, suffering with Inflamed glands; transferred to 3rd Auxiliary Hospital, Dartford and returned to duty on the 18th of July 1918. On the 20th of December 1919 left England for return to Australia per H.T. 'Runic' and Disembarked at Melbourne on the 6th of February 1920. Discharged from the 3rd Military District on the 16th of March 1920 Australian Flying Corps. Tree No.3069

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour