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ArmstrongGeorge Waddell167TrooperSource: OZ-Boer databaseNew South Wales, 5th Battalion Australian Commonwe
ArmstrongGerald DenneMajorARMSTRONG, GERALD DENNE, Major, was born 26 November 1865, son of Lieutenant General J W Armstrong, CB, Inspector-General of Auxiliary Forces.  He entered the Royal Warwickshire Regiment 7 February 1885; was promoted Captain 3 March 1892; was Adjutant, Royal Warwickshire Regiment, 9 December 1896 to 8 June 1900.  Captain Armstrong served in the South African-War, 1899-1901, as Adjutant, 2nd Battalion Royal Warwickshire Regiment, from 16 December 1899 to 13 October 1900, and was promoted to Major 9 June 1900.  He was present at operations in the Orange Free State, February to May 1900, including actions at Vet River (3 and 6 May) and Zand River;: operations in the Transvaal in May and June 1900, including actions near Johannesburg, Pretoria and Diamond Hill (11 and 12 June); operations in the Transvaal, east of Pretoria, July to 29 November 1900, including action at Belfast (26 and 27 August); operations in the Transvaal 30 November 1900 to May 1901.  He was mentioned in Despatches [London Gazette, 10 September 1901]; received the Queen's Medal with six clasps, and was created a Companion of the Distinguished Service Order [London Gazette, 27 September 1901]: "Gerald Denne Armstrong, Major, Royal Warwickshire Regiment.  In recognition of services during the operations in South Africa".  The Insignia were sent to the GOC, Bermuda, 12 February 1902, and presented by General Geary 11 March 1902.  He was promoted to Lieutenant Colonel 6 April 1906; was given the Brevet of Colonel 6 April 1909, and retired with the rank of Colonel 6 April 1910.  Colonel Armstrong married Annie Augusta, daughter of E Yahland, of Plymouth.
Source: DSO recipients (VC and DSO Book)
Royal Warwickshire Regiment
ArmstrongH5436Private1st Battalion
Demise: Died of disease 15 Feb 1902
Place: Heidelberg
Source: In Memoriam by S Watt
(King's Own) Royal Lancaster Regiment
ArmstrongH4335PrivateQSA (4). Purchased Discharge.
Source: QSA medal rolls
3rd (The Prince of Wales's) Dragoon Guards
ArmstrongH4544PrivateQSA (3).
Source: QSA medal rolls
7th (The Princess Royal's) Dragoon Guards
ArmstrongHPrivateFrontier Wars. SAGS (1) 1879Cape Mounted Rifles
ArmstrongH50B/1944PrivateFrontier Wars. SAGS (0)(Duke of Cambridge's Own) Middlesex Regiment
ArmstrongHAble SeamanFrontier Wars. SAGS (0)HMS Bodicea
ArmstrongH2nd Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA rolls
Imperial Light Horse
ArmstrongHSource: QSA and KSA medal rollsColdstream Guards
ArmstrongH1120PrivateSource: Supplementary medal roll in WO100/277Uitenhage Volunteer Rifles
ArmstrongH1265Private2nd Battalion
Demise: Died of disease - enteric fever 16 Mar 1902
Place: Standerton
Source: In Memoriam by S Watt
Johannesburg Mounted Rifles
ArmstrongH3rd Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
King's Own Scottish Borderers
ArmstrongH2nd Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
Royal Irish Rifles
ArmstrongH1st Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
(Princess of Wales's Own) Yorkshire Regiment
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