Armstrong Ernest William T/Captain 258053
Name Armstrong Ernest William
Army number 258053
Date of birth Research suggests that he was born in Durham, but event not yet able to be traced. Date not yet known.
Unit Enlisted in the Highland Light Infantry (City of Glasgow Regiment). Emergency Commission as a 2/Lt in the Wiltshire Regiment 24/12/1942. Attached to The Black Watch, posted 1 TS 2/7/1944.
Company/Battery HQ or Support Company.
Platoon or other sub-unit No 4 Platoon.
Task or role Platoon Commander.
Joined Brigade 2/7/1944.
Promotions W/S Lt. T/Captain.
Wounded Yes, and evacuated.
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action 29/8/1944.
Home address Resident Perthshire at the time of his death. Buried Grave V C 15 Bayeux War Cemetery.
Source table 1TS