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Middlebie Church WW1 Roll of Honour

 
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PostPosted: Mon May 21, 2007 7:51 pm    Post subject: Middlebie Church WW1 Roll of Honour Reply with quote

not listed on UKNIWM

This Roll of Honour is in the entrance to Middlebie Church at OS Map Ref: NY 215 762





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PostPosted: Mon May 21, 2007 8:50 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I wonder what kind of war Fergus Armstrong had? Two Serbian awards and one Romanian one.

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PostPosted: Thu Dec 29, 2016 9:25 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thanks for this.

It is now report 71684 on the WMR (ex UKNIWM)
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PostPosted: Sun May 14, 2017 8:39 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Adam Brown wrote:
I wonder what kind of war Fergus Armstrong had? Two Serbian awards and one Romanian one.

Adam


From the Edinburgh University Roll of Service:

ARMSTRONG, FERGUS.
Abergele School. M.B., Ch.B. 1909; M.D. and F.R.C.S. (Edin.) 1913. O.T.C.
Medical, April 1908-10, Cadet Corporal. R.A.M.C., Lieut. Sept. 1914; Captain
March 1915. Welsh War Hospital. Serbian Army, Major 1915. Lady Paget's
and Queen of Roumania's Hospitals, 1916-18. Taken prisoner of war at
Skoplje Oct. 1915. Officer of Order of Star of Roumania, July 1917.

He was commissioned in the RAMC and served at the Welsh War Hospital at Netley before resigning his commission to go to the British Field Hospital in Serbia and then to the Serbian Relief Fund Hospitals in Serbia and Albania.

London Gazette 26/7/1918 p.8896
Foreign Office, July 24, 1918. The KING has been pleased to grant unrestricted permission to Fergus Armstrong, Esq., M.D., F.R.C.S., to wear the Cross of Officer of the Order of the Star of Roumania, with swords, conferred upon him by His Majesty the King of Roumania in recognition of his services with the Roumanian Red Cross at Jassy and Bucharest.
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