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