Remembering...

George Armstrong

Constable

George Armstrong

Serving with the Nipigon Police

Friday July 18, 1919

Age: 29

George was born in Ireland in 1889. He immigrated to Canada in 1912 where he joined the Canadian Pacific Railway Police as a Constable. He later resigned to answer the call to war in 1916. He returned to Canada and settled in Thunder Bay before leaving the Military in 1919. It was then that he became the Village Constable in Nipigon. On July 18th, 1919, George was investigating a Break and Enter when he was ambushed and shot along the Canadian Pacific rail line west of Nipigon. Constable Armstrong was 29 years of age and single at the time of his death.


Remembering...

Constable

George Armstrong

George Armstrong


Serving with the Nipigon Police

Friday July 18, 1919

Age: 29

George was born in Ireland in 1889. He immigrated to Canada in 1912 where he joined the Canadian Pacific Railway Police as a Constable. He later resigned to answer the call to war in 1916. He returned to Canada and settled in Thunder Bay before leaving the Military in 1919. It was then that he became the Village Constable in Nipigon. On July 18th, 1919, George was investigating a Break and Enter when he was ambushed and shot along the Canadian Pacific rail line west of Nipigon. Constable Armstrong was 29 years of age and single at the time of his death.