George Neil Gow Armstrong

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George Neil Gow Armstrong
Personal Information
Date of Birth 22 Jul 1893
Place of Birth Canning Mills, Western Australia
Death 9 Aug 1979, aged 86
Place of Death Armadale, Western Australia
Age at Enlistment 48 years, 7 months
Address Kelmscott, Western Australia
Next of Kin Wife , Mrs Enid Armstrong
Military Information
Reg Number W67672
Date of Enlistment 22 Mar 1942
Rank Private
Unit/Formation 2nd (Fremantle) VDC Battalion
Post War Details

George Neil Gow Armstrong
Headstone Information
Date of Birth 22 Jul 1893
Age at Death 86 years
Transcription In Loving Memory of George Neil Armstrong Born 1893 Died 09/08/1979 Aged 86 Years

Pre War

George Neil Gow Armstrong was the son of George Drummond Armstrong and Louisa Armstrong (nee Vincent). He was born in Mandurah, and the greater Armstrong family owned property in Wongong. Electoral Roll entries state that George Neil resided from 1917 - 1943 at Kelmscott, as a farmer. During 1932 George married Enid Erica Maitland (1905 - 1977). Enid died on 23 Nov 1977, aged 72 in Kelmscott.

War Service

discharge date not known

Post War

Electoral Roll entries state that from 1949 to 1977 he lived at 2995 Albany Highway, Kelmscott as a farmer; 1980 at 16 Deerness way, Armadale, retired.


George Neil Armstrong's father, George Drummond Armstrong, arrived in the Swan River Colony in 1829 with his widowed father Adam Armstrong (grandfather of George Neil) and his brother John Armstrong (uncle of George Neil). George Drummond Armstrong had married twice: once to Louisa Vincent, and once to Alice E. Spencer.

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