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Donald Armstrong
Brigadier General, United States Army
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Biography and Photo Courtesy of Russell C. Jacobs, May 2007

Donald Armstrong (1889-1984). Born in Stapleton, New York on April 15, 1889.  B.A. from Columbia in 1909, M.A. in 1910.

Commissioned in the Coast Artillery Corps in September 1910. Served in France during World War I, taking part in Champagne and Meuse-Argonne offensives.

Graduated from the Army Industrial College in 1927. Brigadier General in May 1942.

Commanding General of Tank Automotive Center August 1942-December 1942. Commanding General of Ordnance Replacement Training Center December 1942-September 1944. Commandant of Army Indrustrial College September 1944 until retirement in October 1946.

Decorations included the Distinguished Service Medal and Legion of Merit.  Died on January 11, 1984
 
 Donald Armstrong Gravesite PHOTO



ARMSTRONG, DONALD
BG United States Army
DATE OF BIRTH: 04/15/1889
DATE OF DEATH: 01/11/1984
BURIED AT: SECTION 6  SITE 9563-A
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

ARMSTRONG, FRANCES NEWCOMB
DATE OF BIRTH: 01/01/1889
DATE OF DEATH: 12/06/1955
BURIED AT: SECTION 6  SITE 9563-A
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

ARMSTRONG, IRENE T
DATE OF BIRTH: 12/18/1909
DATE OF DEATH: 04/02/1965
BURIED AT: SECTION 6  SITE 9563-A
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY


Posted: 6 May 2007
Distinguished Service Medal
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Legion of Merit