Second Lieutenant Michael Richard Leader Armstrong

Regiment: Royal Engineers
Date published: 09/06/1916
Killed in action: No
Information: Second-Lieutenant Michael Richard Leader Armstrong, R.E., who fell in action on April 22nd, was the second son of Mr. Henry Bruce Armstrong, of Dean's Hill, Armagh. He was educated at Cheltenham College and Trinity College, Cambridge, where he took his Degree in the Mechanical Sciences Tripos in 1911. He was engaged for nearly three years at the Naval Base at Rosyth, which he left shortly after the outbreak of war to take a commission in the R.F.A., in which he served for about a year before being transferred to the 150th Field Company R.E., of the 36th Division. He had been recommended for promotion. His brothers, Captain W. F. Armstrong, R.G.A., and Second-Lieutenant J.R.B. Armstrong, 8th Hussars, are at present serving in France.