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PostPosted: Thu Dec 06, 2018 4:23 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

ARMSTRONG, R. PRIVATE, CLERK.

Named on the Liddesdale War Memorial in Newcastleton, Roxburghshire as:

PTE. RICHARD ARMSTRONG 9th ROYAL SCOTS.
Richard Armstrong age 19 Private (353418) 1/9th (Highlanders) Battalion, Royal Scots.
Richard was booking clerk at Newcastleton Station when he enlisted.
Born 1898 in Udny, Aberdeenshire as James Richard Telford Armstrong. Son of James McAlpine Armstrong and Elizabeth Ann (Telford) Armstrong of Riccarton Junction, Liddesdale and of 24 Wellogate Place, Hawick, Roxburghshire who had married in 1893 in Castleton.
In 1901 James M. Armstrong (born Canonbie) was a book-seller or colporteur, living with his wife Elizabeth Ann (born Castleton) and son at Station Road, Udny, Aberdeenshire but by 1911 the family were back in Castleton.
Missing in Action on 20 September 1917 and named on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium.
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