Captain J. N. Armstrong

Regiment: Royal Army Medical Corps
Date published: 26/11/1915
Killed in action: Yes
Date of death: 22/08/1915
Age at death: 26
Cemetery: Hop Store Cemetery, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
Plot: Plot I. Row D. Grave 28.
Information: Captain J. N. Armstrong M.B., R.A.M.C., who was killed in action in Flanders on August 22nd last, in his 24th year, was the only son of Mr. J. N. Armstrong, J.P., of Dundalk. He was educated at Ipswich and Portora Schools and Trinity College, Dublin, where he obtained a Senior Moderatorship with gold medal. He also studied surgery in St. Mary's Hospital, Paddington, and at the outbreak of the war was employed as an assistant in the Wakefield Asylum. Volunteering immediately, he served for a time in base hospitals at Havre and Boulogne, and was appointed M.O. to the Durham Light Infantry (2nd Batt.), on 23rd December, 1914.