Service Details
Name:
ARMSTRONG
Given Name:
EDWARD GEORGE
Initials:
E G
Service No:
102765
Rank:
Lieutenant
Other Casualties of this Rank
Regiment:
South African Air Force
Other Casualties from this Regiment
Unit:
11 Sqdn.
Other Casualties from this Unit
Date of Death:
1940-09-12
Other Casualties on this Date
Cause of Death:
Killed in action, shot down by CR. 32s, in Fairey Battle Mk I #911
Decorations:
D F C
Citations:
LG 29 November 1940 pg. 6813 - "In August and September, 1940, regardless of attacks by enemy fighters, Lieutenant Armstrong, with conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty, obtained photographs of strategical value in the Mogadishu area. The photographs were instrumental in locating important targets which were later demolished by his squadron."
Additional
Information:
On Jeppe High School for Boys Roll of Honour
Commemoration
Country:
Ethiopia
Other Casualties commemorated in Ethiopia
Cemetery:
ADDIS ABABA WAR CEMETERY
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Grave Reference:
2. B. 3.

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