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Paul Lyndon Armstrong

In memory of:

Lieutenant Paul Lyndon Armstrong

October 29, 1916

Military Service


Age:

26

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)

Division:

73rd Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

September 17, 1890
Ottawa, Ontario

Enlistment:

August 31, 1915
Montreal, Quebec

Commemorated on Page 47 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

I. Q. 2.

Location:

Albert is a town on the River Ancre in the Department of the Somme, 28 kilometres north-east of Amiens. The ALBERT COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION is on the south-east side of Albert and the junction of the roads to Fricourt and Meaulte, and the Extension is entirely enclosed by it.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Honour Roll– From the "University of Toronto / Roll of Service 1914-1918" published in 1921.
  • Osgoode Hall War Memorial
  • Photo of Paul Lyndon Armstrong– Photo taken from "A Short History and Photographic Record of the 73rd Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force, Royal Highlanders of Canada" .  Page 8.  OFFICERS OF 'C' COMPANY
  • Attestation Papers (Front)– OFFICERS' DECLARATION PAPER
(Source Library and Archives Canada
Soldiers of the First World War).
  • Photo of Paul Lyndon Armstrong– Torontonensis 1913 (University of Toronto Year Book), pg. 303.  Caption: UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO TENNIS TEAM, INTER-COLLEGIATE CHAMPIONS, 1912.  P. L. Armstrong, President.
  • Diary– The death of Paul Lyndon Armstrong was recorded in the 73rd Canadian Infantry Battalion War Diary entry for October 29, 1916

Source:  War diaries - 73rd Canadian Infantry Battalion = Journal de guerre - 73rd Canadian Infantry Battalion - 73e Bataillon d'infanterie canadien. MIKAN No.: 1883272.   Library and Archives Canada
  • Photo of Paul Armstrong– From: The Varsity Magazine Supplement published by The Students Administrative Council, University of Toronto 1918.  
Submitted for the Soldiers' Tower Committee, University of Toronto, by Operation Picture Me.
  • The Soldiers' Tower– The Soldiers' Tower, University of Toronto was built in 1924 in memory of those lost to the University in the Great War. Their names are carved on the Memorial Screen.  Photo:  K. Parks.
  • Grave Marker– Photo courtesy of Wilf Schofield, England
  • Newspaper Clipping
  • Memorial Room– Memorial Room, Soldiers' Tower, University of Toronto.  Photo by David Pike, 2010; courtesy of Alumni Relations.
  • Inscription– Inscription in Memorial Room, Soldiers' Tower.  The carillon was installed in 1927.  Originally there were 23 bells. Alumni and friends donated funds for bells in memory of those who died in the Great War. Dedications are carved high on the walls of the Memorial Room, several of which pertain to University College. Bell XXIII is dedicated:  "University College Alumni Association". Photo courtesy of Alumni Relations.
  • Yearbook page– Lisgar Collegiate Institute yearbook 1919
  • Memorial Plaque– Lisgar Collegiate Institute honour roll

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