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Robert Albert ARMSTRONG was born in 1895 in Rochford Vic. Parents: Andrew ARMSTRONG and Margaret WHAN.

Spouse: Vera Esther COOK. Vera Esther COOK and Robert Albert ARMSTRONG were married in 1919 in Victoria, Australia..

Robert James "Bob" ARMSTRONG was born in 1890 in Footscray, VIC. He died on 14 November 1974 at the age of 84 in Leongatha, Victoria, Australia.. Parents: William Kerr ARMSTRONG and Eliza Jane WHAN.

Spouse: Myrtle Sarah SPERLING. Myrtle Sarah SPERLING and Robert James "Bob" ARMSTRONG were married in 1917 in Victoria, Australia..

Robert John ARMSTRONG (private). Parents: Robert Alan ARMSTRONG and Eloisa LONTOK.

Spouse: Carla FORTE.

Robert Simon ARMSTRONG was born in 1855. He died in 1930 at the age of 75 in Melbourne Victoria. Parents: Andrew ARMSTRONG and Isabella ROGERSON.

Ror ARMSTRONG was born (date unknown).

Spouse: Jane BUSH. Children were: Margaret ARMSTRONG, Betty June ARMSTRONG, Christina ARMSTRONG, Allan ARMSTRONG.

Simon ARMSTRONG was born on 27 July 1822 in Canobie Dumfries Scotland. He died on 7 November 1911 at the age of 89 in Beach Road, Hampton. He was a Tailor. Simon was a Farmer. Parents: Thomas ARMSTRONG and Mary LITTLE.

Spouse: Jane BELL. Jane BELL and Simon ARMSTRONG were married on 19 October 1854 in Hitchill, Kangaroo Ground. Children were: Thomas ARMSTRONG, Agnes ARMSTRONG, Mary ARMSTRONG, William Bell ARMSTRONG, Dinah ARMSTRONG, Jane ARMSTRONG, Janet Elizabeth Muncaster ARMSTRONG, Simon David ARMSTRONG.

Simon David ARMSTRONG was born in 1874 in Kangaroo Ground, Victoria. He died in 1953 at the age of 79 in Dromana, Victoria. Parents: Simon ARMSTRONG and Jane BELL.

Thomas ARMSTRONG was born in 1755 in Canobie Dumfries Scotland. Approx Birthdate at Barrascroft, Canobie, Dumfries, Scotland
He died.

Spouse: Jean BELL. Jean BELL and Thomas ARMSTRONG were married in 1780. Approx Date
at Barrascroft, Canobie, Dumfries, Scotland Children were: Thomas ARMSTRONG.

Thomas ARMSTRONG was born on 17 August 1791 in Harelawhagg in the County of Canobie Scotland. He emigrated on 27 October 1839 from Greenoch Scotland. arrived in Victoria with wife & 8 children on the 27th Oct 1839 on board the "David Clarke" (the first ship to arrive direct to Vic) having left Greenoch Scotland on the 15th May 1839

He died on 19 January 1862 at the age of 70 in Essendon, Melbourne, Victoria. Thomas was a Farmer. note eldest daughter Jane came to Australia later (1853) with husband because child Eliza born in Scotland

(info OPR General Registers Office Scotland) Parents: Thomas ARMSTRONG and Jean BELL.

Spouse: Mary LITTLE. Mary LITTLE and Thomas ARMSTRONG were married on 27 October 1815 in Canobie Dumfries Scotland. Thomas Armstrong, yeoman farmer, was born on 15th August, 1791 at Harelawhagg,
Dumfrieshire, Scotland.
On 27th October,1815, he married Mary Little (born 27th August, 1791, at Harelawhill,
Dumfrieshire), at Canonbie.
On 15th June,1839, Thomas, Mary and seven of their eight children departed from Greenock (Scotland) as Assisted Immigrants on the "David Clarke", which reached Port Phillip on 27th October, 1839.
On arrival, Thomas obtained work as a day labourer in Melbourne. His wife, Mary, was
described as being a house or dairy maid, on the passenger list.
By 1850 they were farming at Moonee Ponds. Thomas died 19th January, 1862, at
Essendon, and his photograph, No 160, is in the Chuck Mosaic or Collection, held at the Latrobe Library. Mary died, 27th July,1870, also at Essendon.

Their children were:

Jane, who did not come out here until 1853, as she was already married with her own family when Thomas and Mary departed in 1839.

Eliza, born 16th May, 1818, in Scotland. On 17th December,1845, at Richmond, she was married by the Rev. James Forbes, to Robert Massie, who was the partner of Samuel Anderson of Western Port.

David, born 15th May, 1820, Scotland. During his colourful career he was in turn, a
blacksmith, crown bailiff, Assistant Gold Commissioner (1851-1852), Inspector of Police (1852-1853), and caretaker of Williamstown Sanatorium. He died unmarried on 26th March,1885. His photograph also appears in the Chuck Collection, No 158.

Simon, born 27th July, 1822, Scotland. He became first a tailor, then a farmer, and on 19th October,1854, married Jane Bell at Hitchill, Kangaroo Ground. They had eight children, and Simon died 7th November, 1911 at Beach Road, Hampton.

John, born 11th January, 1825, Scotland. On arrival in the Port Phillip District he was
employed by Dr. Cotter. He was married c1849 to a widow - Mrs. Jane Symington Murray, (nee Buntine). They had seven children. John died at Rochford on 13th January,1897, his wife Jane died also at Rochford in 1905, and is buried in the Lancefield Cemetery.

Andrew, born 18th May, 1827, Scotland. He became first a farmer, then a boarding house keeper. He was married c1850 to Isabella Rogerson (nee Irvin), at Flemington. He died at John Street, Footscray on 18th June,1888, having had issue of 10 children.

Daughter Mary, from whom Mrs. Loris Samson is descended , was born 4th, October, 1829, at Prior Hill, Canonbie, Scotland. She was married on 4th August,1851, by the Rev. Hetherington, at Scots Church, Melbourne. They lived at Lancefield for a time before moving to Footscray in 1870. Mary died on 2nd May, 1904, at Footscray having had eleven children, of whom five predeceased her.

Janet, born c1837, Scotland. She was married at Colville on 17th November, 1853, by the Rev. Andrew Graham, to John Symington Buntine, son of Hugh and Mary Buntine.

Contributed by Mrs. Loris Samson, Mem. No. 172.

Thomas ARMSTRONG was born in 1851. He died in 1852 at the age of 1 in Victoria, Australia.. Parents: John ARMSTRONG and Jane Symington BUNTINE.

Thomas ARMSTRONG was born in 1856 in Moonee Ponds Victoria. He died on 26 June 1882 at the age of 26 in Milparinka, N.S.W.. Parents: Simon ARMSTRONG and Jane BELL.

Thomas ARMSTRONG was born in 1859 in Moonee Ponds, Victoria. He died on 11 March 1931 at the age of 72 in Orange, NSW. died 3 Nov 1931 McLachlan Street, East Orange,N.S.W. Parents: Andrew ARMSTRONG and Isabella ROGERSON.

Spouse: Mary Ann DICK. Mary Ann DICK and Thomas ARMSTRONG were married in 1877. Children were: John Dick ARMSTRONG, Andrew ARMSTRONG, David ARMSTRONG, Elizabeth Shankland ARMSTRONG.

Thomas ARMSTRONG was born in 1860. He died in 1915 at the age of 55. From "The Kyneton Guardian", April 8 1915.
There were many in Kyneton to whom the news of the death of Mr Thomas Armstrong was accompanied by feelings of profound sorrow. He had lived the greater part of his life in Kyneton, and there are probably few more dearly loved than he. A man of quiet and unobstructive manner, he nevertheless took a large-hearted interest in all which concerned the well-being of his friends, and likewise the town’s advancement. He came to Kyneton in the year 1881, when he joined Mr John Barrow J P, as an employee, in the business of general grocer in Piper Street, and he worked with such energy that he soon won the confidence of all. In course of time the business in which he was so keenly interested passed to Mr J E Andrews J P, who came to this district from Landsborough. Mr Armstrong then succeeded to the position of manager, and he occupied it with trust until the death of his respected employee. The business was again taken over by Mr Farrow, who later took Mr Armstrong into partnership, and afterwards, turned over its entire interest to him.
During his earlier years, he was a splendid specimen of physical manhood and adept at those games of athletics such as “putting on the stone”, which required the exercise of force and muscular development. He was nearly six feet in height and easily scaled 16 stone. For some years past his strength has declined and he has been an acute sufferer for several years until during the past few months when he was laid aside. Medical advice could give him little practical relief, so he passed to his eternal rest.
His was an agreeable nature, and he had proved himself a great force in many ways. He was one of the three returning surviving members of the old Lyceum Dramatic Club, that organisation which had handed over 73 pounds to the Kyneton Fire Brigade on its early formation. Later on he was associated with the Kyneton Dramatic Club, an institution which embraces the memories of Mr B Steinmeyer, Mr James G Davies and Mr J E Andrews, all of whom are now at rest.
Mr Thomas Armstrong, who was a son of the late Mr John Armstrong of Rochford, was early married to Miss Agnes Hair, daughter of the late Mr and Mrs James Hair of Mitchell Street, Kyneton, who is now left to mourn for him. Of the members of his own family, there are two brothers Andrew and James of Rochford, besides four sisters, Miss Mary Murray, Mrs Cook and Miss Eliza Armstrong of Rochford and Mrs Moronay of Sydney.
He was a member of St Andrew’s Church, Kyneton and was a useful officer of that church management, fulfilling variously the office of secretary and treasurer for 14 years. He was for several terms Chief of the Kyneton Caledonian Society, that convivial ? the organization of which he was himself probably the moving spirit. A member of the A O F Court Littlejohn since the 3rd of September 1883, he had passed through all the offices to that of Chief Ranger, and also occupied the posts of valuer and auditor. He also became associated with the Zetland Masonic Lodge, which order accorded him a Masonic Funeral.
The remains of the deceased were laid to rest in the Kyneton Cemetery on Tuesday. The cortege, which was of extreme length moved from his residence, Piper Street, at halfpast two, Mr H W Bromley being the undertaker. On reaching the cemetery the coffin was borne to the graveside by the betheren of the Zetland Lodge. There the Rev Lithgow Tait B A, of St Andrew’s read the service and offered up a prayer of consolation for the bereaved relatives and friends. Following upon this was the burial of the Order, which was conducted by the Rev Raymond Farrer, as chaplain. At this service hymns were sung in tones of severe sorrow, after which the mourners moved apart. Parents: John ARMSTRONG and Jane Symington BUNTINE.

Spouse: Agnes HARE. Agnes HARE and Thomas ARMSTRONG were married in 1888 in Melbourne Victoria.

William ARMSTRONG was born in 1891. He died at War on 8 February 1917 at the age of 26 in France. William Armstrong
Number: 2327
Rank: Private [Pte]
Unit: 59th Bn Australian Inf
Service: Army
Conflict: 1914-1918
Date of Death: 08/02/1917
Next Of Kin:
Place Of Enlistment: Kongwak, VIC
Native Place: Footscray
Notes: ARMSTRONG, Pte. William, 2327. 59th Bn. Australian Inf. Died of wounds 8th Feb., 1917. Age 26. Son of Mr. W. K. and Mrs. E. J. Armstrong, of Kongwak, Victoria, Australia. Native of Footscray. I. F. 9.
Source: AWM145 Roll of Honour cards, 1914-1918 War, Army

Place of Death:
Cause of Death: Died of wounds
Memorial Panel: 166
Cemetery or Memorial Details: France 744 AIF Burial Ground Grass Lane Flers

William Armstrong
Number 2327
Rank Private
Unit 24 Infantry Battalion - 1 to 8 Reinforcements (May 1915 - January 1916)
Ship Name RMS Osterley
Date of embarkation 29 September 1915
Place of embarkation Melbourne

William Armstrong enlisted in the Australian Imperial Force on 8/7/1915. His next of kin was his father William Kerr Armstrong, “Braeside” Konwak, South Gippsland, Vic.
The Certificate of Medical Examination describes William as: - 24 years 2 months, height - 5 feet 5 and a half inches, weight 9 stone 10 pounds, chest measurement - 33 and a half/35 and a half inches, complexion - fair, eyes - blue, hair - light brown and religious denomination - presbyterian. His distinctive marks were - vac scars 4 right arm and round scar over right knee.
On the 19/7/1916 William was wounded in action and transferred by Ambulance train to the Canadian Stationary Hospital in Boulogne with a gunshot wound to the left thigh (slight). He was sent to England on H.S. St George and admitted to the 4th London General Hospital and discharged on 2/10/1916.
William embarked per S.S.Princes Henrietta Folkestone for overseas.
On the 8/2/1917 William died of wounds received in action.
William was a member of the M.U.I.O.O.F.Loyal Leongatha Lodge.
Parents: William Kerr ARMSTRONG and Eliza Jane WHAN.

William Bell ARMSTRONG was born in 1864 in Kangaroo Ground, Victoria. He died on 19 May 1899 at the age of 35 in Kangaroo Ground, Victoria. He was a Farmer. Parents: Simon ARMSTRONG and Jane BELL.

William Kerr ARMSTRONG was born in 1860 in Rochford Vic. He died on 2 May 1934 at the age of 74 in Trafalgar, VIC. He was a Quarryman. Lived at Gordon Street, Footscray in 1899.
Parents: Andrew ARMSTRONG and Isabella ROGERSON.

Spouse: Eliza Jane WHAN. Eliza Jane WHAN and William Kerr ARMSTRONG were married in 1889. Children were: Robert James "Bob" ARMSTRONG, William ARMSTRONG, Francis Andrew "Frank" ARMSTRONG, Albert Edward "Bert" ARMSTRONG, Charles Leslie ARMSTRONG, David Rogerson "Dave" ARMSTRONG, John Thomas "Jack" ARMSTRONG, Margaret Isabella "Maggie" ARMSTRONG, George ARMSTRONG, Maisie Elizabeth ARMSTRONG.

Otto Francis ARMSTRONG DA SILVA was born (date unknown). Parents: Yves DA SILVA and Eloise Belle ARMSTRONG.

Remy Yves ARMSTRONG DA SILVA was born (date unknown). Parents: Yves DA SILVA and Eloise Belle ARMSTRONG.

Rebecca ARNOLD was born (date unknown).

Spouse: Thomas HOWARD. Rebecca ARNOLD and Thomas HOWARD were married in 1888 in Bega, NSW. Children were: Jacob "Bud" HOWARD, Alexander HOWARD, Ruby HOWARD, Pearl HOWARD, Vera HOWARD, Daisy HOWARD, Pansy HOWARD, Myra HOWARD.

Mary ASHBORNE was born in 1664 in Rotherfield, East Sussex, England. She died.

Spouse: Edmond ALLCHORNE. Mary ASHBORNE and Edmond ALLCHORNE were married on 13 October 1685. Children were: Edmund ALCHIN.

Ellenor Elizabeth ASHCROFT was born (date unknown).

Spouse: Arthur Edgit BUNFIELD. Ellenor Elizabeth ASHCROFT and Arthur Edgit BUNFIELD were married.

Margaret ASHTON was born (date unknown).

Spouse: Arthur Herbert Timothy BYERS.

Noel Barton ASHWOOD was born in 1919. He died in 1964 at the age of 45. Parents: Walter ASHWOOD and Eliza Armstrong MASSIE.

Spouse: Una REED. Una REED and Noel Barton ASHWOOD were married in 1939. Children were: Wendy ASHWOOD.

Walter ASHWOOD was born in 1891. He died in 1930 at the age of 39.

Spouse: Eliza Armstrong MASSIE. Eliza Armstrong MASSIE and Walter ASHWOOD were married in 1915. They were divorced in 1928. Children were: Noel Barton ASHWOOD.

Keith ASPIN was born (date unknown). Parents: Victor ASPIN and Dorothy DEVES.

Ron ASPIN was born (date unknown). Parents: Victor ASPIN and Dorothy DEVES.

Trevor ASPIN was born (date unknown). Parents: Victor ASPIN and Dorothy DEVES.

Valerie ASPIN was born (date unknown). Parents: Victor ASPIN and Dorothy DEVES.

Spouse: QUINN.

Victor ASPIN was born in 1918.

Spouse: Dorothy DEVES. Dorothy DEVES and Victor ASPIN were married in Sydney, NSW. Children were: Trevor ASPIN, Keith ASPIN, Valerie ASPIN, Ron ASPIN.

Corey ATHANATES was born (date unknown). Parents: Stephen ATHANATES and Sharron BULLOCK.

Melinda ATHANATES was born (date unknown). Parents: Peter ATHANATES and Joan BUSH.

Peter ATHANATES was born (date unknown).

Spouse: Joan BUSH. Children were: Melinda ATHANATES, Stephen ATHANATES.

Stephen ATHANATES was born (date unknown). Parents: Peter ATHANATES and Joan BUSH.

Spouse: Sharron BULLOCK. Children were: Corey ATHANATES.

Beryl ATKINS was born (date unknown). Parents: Cyril ATKINS and Ellen Alice Maude BUSH.

Cyril ATKINS was born (date unknown).

Spouse: Ellen Alice Maude BUSH. Children were: Dorothy Joan ATKINS, Beryl ATKINS.

Dorothy Joan ATKINS was born on 5 November 1920. She died on 7 November 2011 at the age of 91. Parents: Cyril ATKINS and Ellen Alice Maude BUSH.

Spouse: Harry GROSSMAN. Dorothy Joan ATKINS and Harry GROSSMAN were married. Children were: Peter John GROSSMAN, Dorothy Joy GROSSMAN.

Emma ATKINS was born (date unknown). Parents: Paul ATKINS and Judith ROBINSON.

Emma Plumb ATKINS was born on 3 August 1834 in NSW. She died on 11 November 1918 at the age of 84 in Dalton, NSW. Buried Folleys Flat Dalton NSW She was buried in Folleys Flat Dalton NSW.

Spouse: Ambrose ALCHIN. Emma Plumb ATKINS and Ambrose ALCHIN were married on 12 December 1859. No record of Marriage to Ambrose No Record of Marriage found yet Children were: Lucy ALCHIN, Mary ALCHIN, Emma ALCHIN, Edward ALCHIN, Jabez ALCHIN, Ambrosine ALCHIN, ALCHIN, Angelina Butt ALCHIN.

Paul ATKINS was born (date unknown).

Spouse: Judith ROBINSON. Children were: Emma ATKINS, Todd ATKINS.

Sarah Ann ATKINS was born in 1855. She died in 1883 at the age of 28 in Dalton, NSW.

Spouse: John ALCHIN. Sarah Ann ATKINS and John ALCHIN were married in 1876 in Yass, NSW.

Todd ATKINS was born (date unknown). Parents: Paul ATKINS and Judith ROBINSON.

Marguite ATKINSON was born (date unknown).

Spouse: Maxwell WOODLAND. Children were: Christopher WOODLAND, Dale WOODLAND, Melanie WOODLAND.

Melinda ATKINSON was born (date unknown).

Spouse: Jamie HOWARD. Melinda ATKINSON and Jamie HOWARD were married. Children were: Clint HOWARD, Luke HOWARD, Elyse HOWARD.

Rita Dulcie ATTIWILL was born in 1907 in Mortlake, Victoria. She died on 11 April 1980 at the age of 73 in Bendigo, Victoria.

Spouse: George Simon DORWARD. Rita Dulcie ATTIWILL and George Simon DORWARD were married on 30 July 1932 in Brighton, Victoria. Children were: Susan DORWARD.

William AULT was born (date unknown).

Spouse: Wendy TURNER.

Meryal AUSTIN was born (date unknown).

Spouse: William N CHARNOCK/WHITING. Children were: Shane WHITING.

Anthony AVERY was born (date unknown). Parents: Michael AVERY and Acki KONINGSDILD.

Barry AVERY was born (date unknown).

Spouse: Barbara HINDS. Children were: Jenny AVERY, Coral AVERY, Michael AVERY.

Coral AVERY was born (date unknown). Parents: Barry AVERY and Barbara HINDS.

Jenny AVERY was born (date unknown). Parents: Barry AVERY and Barbara HINDS.

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