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D. R. Armour

Lance Corporal

5th Battalion

Medals Earned

  • Victory Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Ulmus Sp.
  • Planted By: Miss J. McKay
  • Plaque: 3070

Additional Info

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Born in Elaine, Victoria and a carpenter by trade, David Rodger Armour was 39 years and married when enlisted on the 20th of November 1917 in the 1st General (Victorian) Reinforcements, Australian Imperial Force, with the rank of Private, Number 50002. His Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A34 'Persic' on the 21st of March 1918 with the rank of Lance Corporal. Private allotted to 21st Battalion on the 31st of May 1918. Proceeded overseas to France ex Fovant, Folkstone on the 27th of September 1918. Private marched into A.I.B.D. from England ex General Reinforcements, France on the 29th of September 1918. Transferred from 21st Battalion to 5th Battalion ex A.I.B.D. on the 27th of September 1918. Admitted to Hospital for Scabies on the 19th of November 1918. Appointed Lance Corporal on the 15th of March 1919, Field. Returned to Australia per 'Anchaeis' and Disembarked on the 8th of October 1919. Discharged from the 3rd Military District on the 31st of October 1919. Tree No. 3070

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour