William Albert Armstrong

His initials are different in three registers. RIC has Wm A born 1888 in Devon - which will be William Albert Armstrong b1888 in Devon, d 1943 in Sussex. This man was commissioned into South Lancs Regt. I have assumed this to be our man

 

1888 Aug 25. Born Stoke Damerel, Devon, Son of John Henry Armstrong and Jesse (nee Bradshaw). His father was an Army Warrant Officer, and the children were born in all corners of the Empire.

1911 census at 6 Regimental District, Whittington Barracks, Whittington, Lichfield. He was a soldier in 2nd South Staffs Regt

1915 Mar 24 Landed in France

1917 Nov 28 Commissioned 2nd Lt in S Staffs

1920 Sep 17. Joins ADRIC with service no 585. Posted to L Coy

1921 Mar 12 Posted to C Coy

1921 Apr 2. Posted to P Coy

1921 Apr 6 to 19 Apr on Leave

1921 Apr 28. Permitted to resign.

1939 Living in 17 Links Road , Portslade-by-Sea U.D., Sussex, with Jesse Armstrong (this will be his mother who died in 1950). He is an Army Pensioner

1943 Dec 11. Died Worthing, Sussex.

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