George Neil Armstrong
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|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|
|Burial Date||09 August 1979|
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.
George Neil married twice - Louisa Vincent, Alice E. Spencer.
George and John took up land in the Wungong area naming their property 'Woodstock' .
The brothers also engaged in felling timber in the Darling Range and opened a wayside inn on their property in the late 1840s.
Hubert Maitland Armstrong, brother of George Neil Armstrong, served with the 51st Battalion in WW1, winning the Military Medal as a stretcher bearer.