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HESLEDEN

Armstrong, F., Pte., 1940
On the Dunkirk Memorial, Nord, France, is the name of 40029779 Private Frank Armstrong,serving with the 1st Battalion, King's Shropshire Light Infantry, who died 01/06/1940.

Stan Gray has submitted the following:-

Francis (Frank) William Edward was the son of Frank and Ruth Armstrong and was born at Wheatley Hill in 1903.

Frank married Alice Littlejohn Rundle in 1933 and they had a son Frankie born 10th July 1934.

In 1939 Frank (1877) and Ruth (1876) are living at 8 Lilac Avenue, Easington RDC. Alice (1913) is with her children at 34 Single Burdon Street, Hesleden. Frank (1903) is not at home.

Frank Armstrong died at Dunkirk 1st June 1940. Alice married Frederick Creamer in 1945.

Francis William Edward Armstong is remembered at Hesleden on H124.01 and H124.06


The CWGC entry for Private Armstrong

If you know more about this person, please send the details to janet@newmp.org.uk