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Second Lieutenant Hilliard Mark Armstrong



Date of birth: 1896-08-10
Place of birth: Markdale Ontario Canada
Next of kin: Mark Armstrong (father) Markdale, Ontario
Marital status: single
Occupation (attested): Student
Occupation (normalized): Other Professional, Technical and Related Workers Not Elsewhere Classified
Address: Markdale, Ontario
Religion: Methodist
Date of death: 1917-11-14
Cause of death: Accident


Regimental number: 839139
Highest Rank: Second Lieutenant
Rank detail
  1. Second Lieutenant (Air Force).
  2. Private (Army).
Degree of service: Europe
Survived war: no


CVWM ID: No CVWM ID in our database, but try this.
CWGC ID: 415724
LAC ID: 12992
Attestation record(s): image 1, image 2
Service file: B0230-S019
Uploader's Notes:

2nd Lieut H.M. Armstrong, R.F.C., and 2nd Lieut E. Hughes, R.F.C., were killed on November 14th in an aeroplane collision above the railway line between Corstorphine and the Firth of Forth. The machines were flying at a considerable height when they came into collision and took fire.

Son of Mark and Marion Armstrong, of Markdale, Ontario, Canada.

Uploader's Research notes:

See his grave marker at Find A Grave (

In the Great War Forum the following thread related to Eric Hughes RFC gives some more details of the mid-air collision that took the lives of both pilots (

[Private Army Canadian Infantry 147th Battalion Second Lieutenant Air Force Royal Flying Corps 73rd Training Squadron ]


Date added: 2004-09-04
Last modified: 2013-12-27