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Lieutenant A Leslie Armstrong


Harrogate Herald - 8th January 1919

Lieutenant A Leslie Armstrong, of 12 Dragon Avenue, Harrogate, joined the Royal Engineers in 1916, and went out to France on August 6th, 1917. he was awarded the Military Cross for gallantry in action at Armentierres on the 9th and 10th April, 1918. he was wounded on May 27th near Soissons. For bridging the Sambre Canal and river near Landrecies on November 4th last, under heavy enemy shell and machine gun fire, which proved vital to the success of he last great battle, he has been awarded a bar to his Military Cross. He is the son of the late Mr and Mrs J Leslie Armstrong, printer and publisher, formerly of Dragon Parade.


Harrogate Herald 29th January 1919

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Lieutenant A Leslie Armstrong, MC, son of the late Mr J L Armstrong, of Harrogate, awarded bar to MC.


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