The remains of the late Herbert L. Armstrong arrived in Rome on Saturday night and were met by a military escort of Henry P. Smith Post, American Legion, in charge of Robert Munney, composed of the following: Chaplain Karl G. Heyne, Stanley Rogers, Ernest Munney, William I. Suanders, Fred Boyle, David A. Williams, Jonn Valentine, Clinton Darrah, Edward Hubbard and Conrad Juergens. The remains were escorted to the undertaking parlors of the F. M. Orton Company.
Herbert L. Armstrong was born in Rome, Nov. 11, 1888, the youngest son of Nancy S. and the late Jonas W. Armstrong. After leaving school he was with the Rome Wire Company, leaving there to accept a position with the Burt Olney Canning Company at Albion, N. Y. Later he was at their Oneida plant, where he remained until he left for Camp Devens, Feb. 23, 1918. On May 1, 1918, he was transferred to Company E. 59th Infantry, 4th Division. On the 4th of May he went overseas and upon arrival was given charge of a squad in the intelligence section of his battalion. He served in the Aisne-Marne offensive, July 18 to Aug. 6, 1918, Vesle sector Aug. 7 to 12, Toulon sector Sept. 6 to 13, St. Mihiel offensive Sept. 14, Meuse-Argone offensive Sept. 26 to the time of his death, about Oct. 1, 1918.
He is survived by his mother, Mrs. Nancy S. Armstrong of New York, Arthur T. Armstrong of Pelham, N. Y., Walter J. of Columbus, O., and Perry M. of New York.
The funeral will be held at Zion Episcopal Church on Tuesday at 2:00p.m.
Back to the Armstrong Page
Back to the Descendants of Archibald Armstrong
Back to Ann's Ancestry