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George Neil Armstrong

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George Neil Armstrong
Headstone Information
Date of Birth Not known
Age at Death 86 years
Transcription In Loving Memory of George Neil Armstrong Born 1893 Died 09/08/1979 Aged 86 Years
Grave Details
Burial Date 09 August 1979

Early Life

George Neil Armstrong's father, George Drummond Armstrong, along with his brother John Armstrong, arrived in the Swan River Colony in 1829 with their widowed father, Adam. The family owned property in Wongong. George Neil was born at Mandurah.


Marriage

George Neil married twice - Louisa Vincent, Alice E. Spencer.

Property

George and John took up land in the Wungong area naming their property 'Woodstock' .

Work life

The brothers also engaged in felling timber in the Darling Range and opened a wayside inn on their property in the late 1840s.

Notes

Hubert Maitland Armstrong, brother of George Neil Armstrong, served with the 51st Battalion in WW1, winning the Military Medal as a stretcher bearer.