Record

Unique IDCWGC/1/1/13/6
File NumberP 624 PT.1
TitleR. Armstrong
DescriptionMain topics: appointment; resignation and reappointment to Commission staff; posts held; pay and superannuation; receipt of municipal awards; requests from relatives in Ireland for information about Armstrong during World War 2; relief payments for support of Irish relative; position of Armstrong as Irish citizen in France during war; news of Armstrong's aid to escaping allied aircrew; and of his death; consideration of statement by Commission to War Crimes Tribunal in Armstrong's case; accounts of Armstrong's arrest and treatment as a prisoner; proposal to commemorate Armstrong at Valenciennes; disbursement of insurance money; and claims from family and Irish government; family dispute over division of money.
Content NoteIncluding:Extract from statement by cemetery superintendent at Valenciennes describing placing of flowers on allied aircrew graves after Germans stopped burying them with military honours; 23 July 1945.Photographs of memorial plaque and ceremony; probably an award of honours.
Date6/5/1920 - 7/10/1949
Extent1 file
CollectionArchive
CategoryArchive
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