PERSONALIA
 
Name:  Armstrong, Harrison (Service number: 974452)
Date of birth: Unknown
Nationality:  British
     
MILITARY MEDAL (MM)
Rank: Bombardier
Unit: 23rd Army Field Regiment, Royal Artillery (23rd Army Field Regiment, Royal Artillery)
Awarded on: April 19th, 1945
Action: Recommendation:
"This NCO has shown conspicious courage and devotion to duty as Tp NCO i/c Sigs. In particular in keeping the line open under heavy shellfire in the OP area at the BOU in N. Africa and in the Battery area during the CASSINO battles.
He was finally wounded and is still in hospital: whilst acting with great bravery under heavy fire at an O.P. in the SARTEANO area."
Details: WO 373/11/696.
LG 37039/2074.
 
 
 
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Information source(s):   - Second Supplement to The London Gazette of 17th April 1945, Issue 37039, dated 19th April 1945
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