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  • Commonwealth war grave headstone marking his grave at Fouquieres Churchyard extension, Pas de Calais. 
Courtesy of Murray Biddle
Person Details
He was the son of John Frederick and Isabella Armstrong of 54 Vicarage Street, Nottingham (CWGC).
He was worked for 15 years for Whitbread & Co, Castle Boulevard, Nottingham
19 May 1918
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Private
1/8th Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
Private Albert Armstrong, served with 8th Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire) Regiment, he was killed in action 19th May 1918. He is buried in Fouquieres Churchyard Extension (grave ref. I.88).
Nottingham Post notice (abridged), 8 June 1918: 'Armstrong. Killed in action May 19th, Albert, second son of JF and I Armstrong, 54 Vicarage Street, in his 31st year. Fifteen years in the employ of Whitbread & Co, Castle Boulevard. Father, mother, brothers, sisters.' In memoriam published 19th May 1919 in the Nottingham Evening Post :- “ARMSTRONG. – In loving memory of our dear brother, Albert, killed in action May 19th, 1918. Cherished memories. – Herbert, Florrie, and Freda. “ARMSTRONG. – In loving memory of our dear Albert, who was killed in France May 19th, 1918; also our dear Ethel, who passed away April 14h, 1911. Ever in our thoughts. – Father, mother, brothers, sister, brother and sister-in-law.” Above in memoriam are courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
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  • Commonwealth war grave headstone marking his grave at Fouquieres Churchyard extension, Pas de Calais. 
Courtesy of Murray Biddle
    Albert Armstrong - Commonwealth war grave headstone marking his grave at Fouquieres Churchyard extension, Pas de Calais. Courtesy of Murray Biddle