Chief Radio Officer William Armstrong, Merchant Navy. He died on Active Service, aged 42, at sea aboard the S.S. “Delilian” on 22nd January 1944 and is buried in St John ( Fernhill), St Johns, Canada. He was the son of Robert and Barbara Armstrong and the husband of Georgina Armstrong of 36 Raeburn Place, Selkirk. The vessel was a general cargo ship of 6,423 tons completed in 1923 by D. & W. Henderson for Donaldson Bros Ltd. of Liverpool. The ship had been struck by a torpedo in May 1941 but had survived with no casualties.