Private D. Armstrong

Private D. Armstrong, 1st/7th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. He was killed in Belgium on 15th May 1915 during the Second Battle of Ypres, aged 20. He was the son of Sarah and the late David Armstrong of Ford Hill, Ford, Berwick-upon-Tweed and is commemorated on the Menin Gate, Ypres, Flanders, Belgium. His Battalion was part of the 50th( Northumbrian) Division. At that time, 6th till 18th September, the Battalion were holding front line trenches Nos 70 and 71 near Armentieres and had 2 Other Ranks killed and 6 wounded.

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