Armstrong, Ralph William

Nationality:
British (1801-present, Kingdom)

Biography

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Unit:
Apprentice
Awarded on:
September 29th, 1942
Action:
Citation:
"The ship was attacked by Japanese bombers in Far Eastern waters. She was hit, and set on fire. Apprentice Armstrong, aged 17, was to the fore in fire-fighting and showed courage when bringing out two men from the wrecked accommodation."
Details:
Civil Division.
LG 35722/4223.
British Empire Medal (BEM & EGM)

Sources

  • - Third Supplement to The London Gazette of 25th September 1942, Issue 35722, dated 29th September 1942