Robert Lowry Herbert Armstrong

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Lieutenant Robert Lowry Herbert Armstrong (21 February, 1859 – 15 October, 1903) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

In July, 1871, Armstrong was nineteenth-ranked of twenty candidates who passed the entrance examinations, but who were not amongst the thirty-five taken in. He was told he was welcome to try again in the coming November testing cycle.[1]

Armstrong was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 29 June, 1883.

Amstrong committed suicide by a firearm in Hyde Park.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
?
Captain of H.M. T.B. 42
28 Apr, 1887[2]
Succeeded by
Robert L. H. Armstrong
Preceded by
Robert L. H. Armstrong
Captain of H.M. T.B. 42
7 Jul, 1887[3] – 28 Sep, 1887[4]
Succeeded by
Augustus R. C. Warren
Preceded by
?
Captain of H.M. T.B. 9
6 May, 1892[5] – 31 Mar, 1893[6]
Succeeded by
?
Preceded by
?
Captain of H.M.S. Shark
24 Jul, 1895
Succeeded by
Ernest C. T. Troubridge

Footnotes

  1. "Naval Intelligence." The Times (London, England), Tuesday, Jul 04, 1871; pg. 12; Issue 27106.
  2. Armstrong Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38/38. f. 43.
  3. "Naval and Military Intelligence". The Times. Saturday, 2 July, 1887. Issue 32114, col C, p. 12.
  4. Armstrong Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38/38. f. 43.
  5. Armstrong Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38/38. f. 43.
  6. Armstrong Service Record. The National Archives. ADM 196/38/38. f. 43.