GvR MILITARY MEDAL to 201531 L.CPL Henry ARMSTRONG 3/CAN.INF. With full MM Citation for his bravery on 18/8/17. Twice wounded, first 9/12/16 & then at Passchendaele 6/11/17

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201531 L.CPL H.ARMSTRONG 3/CAN.INF.



Henry Armstrong


Born London 1882


Enlisted Toronto, Ontario 16/11/15


To France 22/9/16 & served with 3rd 'Totonto' Battalion, Canadian Infantry


Wounded F&F 9/12/16


Awarded MM for his Bravery at Hill 70, Fosse 10, Loos on 24/9/17:

'For courageous conduct when in charge of a bombing section in an advanced post on Aug 18th 1917. His post was 80 yards in front of our newly won ground in a very exposed position and subjected to an extremely heavy enemy rifle, Machine Gun and shell-fire. By his own splendid example, he instilled his men with doggedness and held the ground for 48 hours until relieved.'


MM announced in LG 19/11/17


Wounded again at Passchendaele, 3rd Battle of Ypres 6/11/17


To view his 77 page C.E.F. Service Papers - Click Here & then download his Digitized service file in PDF format



With supporting documentation


Condition: Small split on front of suspender claw but still secure, VF+