Robert Lowry Herbert Armstrong

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Lieutenant Robert Lowry Herbert Armstrong (21 February, 1859 – 15 October, 1903) served in the Royal Navy.

Life & Career

In July, 1871, Armstrong was nineteenth-ranked of twenty candidates who passed the entrance examinations, but who were not amongst the thirty-five taken in. He was told he was welcome to try again in the coming November testing cycle.[1]

Armstrong was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant on 29 June, 1883.

Amstrong committed suicide by a firearm in Hyde Park.

See Also

Naval Appointments
Preceded by
Captain of H.M. T.B. 42
7 Jul, 1887[2]
Succeeded by
Augustus R. C. Warren
Preceded by
Captain of H.M.S. Shark
24 Jul, 1895
Succeeded by
Ernest C. T. Troubridge


  1. "Naval Intelligence." The Times (London, England), Tuesday, Jul 04, 1871; pg. 12; Issue 27106.
  2. "Naval and Military Intelligence". The Times. Saturday, 2 July, 1887. Issue 32114, col C, p. 12.