Thomas Truman Wyly Armstrong

1892 Jul 8. Born Down. Son of Thomas and Anne Armstrong. His father was a solicitor in Newry.

1901 census at 14 Chequer Hill , Newry West Urban, Down.

1911 census at 14 Chequer Hill , Newry West Urban, Down. He is a commercial clerk assisting in his grandfather's office

He formed the 1st Newry Company of the Boys Brigade

1915 Mar 26. The undermentioned to be temporary Second Lieutenants. Thomas Truman Wyly Armstrong

1916 Sep 1. Newspaper eport that he has arrived in England from Sinai fighting, and visited Newry

1916 Nov 11. Newspaper report that he is returning to duty after 2 months leave

1917 May 22. Reported wounded. GSW to right arm

1917 Oct 22. Manch. R. The undermentioned temp. Lts. to be temp. Lts. (attd.), retaining present seniority : — T. T. W. Armstrong, from a Serv. Bn.

1917 Nov 26. Manch. R. Temp. Lt. T. T. W. Armstrong is seconded on appt. as probr., Ind. Army Res. of Off.

1918 Aug 24 Newspaper report say he was serving in India

1918 Jun 6. Resigns his probationary appointment in Indian Army.

1918 Jan 23. Thomas Truman Wyly Armstrong, Manc. R. to be Lt, but to rank from 26th Mar. 1916.

1918 Jun 6. Temp. Lt. T. T. W. Armstrong is restored to the estabt.,

1919 Sep 16, Manchester Regt. Temp. Lt. T. T. W. Armstrong relinquishes his commission on completion of service, and retains the rank of Lt.

1920 Jun 7. Arrives from UK in. Canada. He wants to settle and farm

1920 Nov 1. Joined ADRIC with service no 934

1920 Dec 1. Transferred to Ulster Police Force

1921 Feb 19 Is in USC, and gives evidence in court

1925 in USC

1926 Feb 24. Leaves UK for Australia. He is "ex-army", married to Beatrice Alice Armstrong (nee Moore)

1929 Jun 7 His wife Beatrice Alice died in Dungannon aged 27. It must have been in childbirth as a son was born to her two days earlier

1937 Electoral Register at 202 Herlwyn Avenue , Ruislip Northwood. With wife Mae

1939 Register Living at 60 Marine Promenade , Wallasey C.B., Cheshire, He is a ex-works manager maufacturing engineer. He is living with Mae who is 20 years younger than he.

1940 May 7. Pioneer Corps, to be Lt. — Lt. Thomas Truman Wyly ARMSTRONG (116858), late Manch. R.

1950 Dec 1. Short Serv. Commns. Capt. T. T. W. ARMSTRONG (116858) relinquishes his commn. on completion of service, and is granted the hon. rank of Maj.

1952 Aug 13. Hon. Maj. Thomas Truman Wyly ARMSTRONG (116858) (late Gen. List), to be 2nd Lt.,

 

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