The Library of Nineteenth-Century Photography

Colonel James Wells Armstrong

Colonel James Wells Armstrong

A carte-de-visite portrait of Colonel J.W. Armstrong (1823-1880).

Colonel James Wells Armstrong [of Lisgoole, Co. Fermanagh] was placed on half-pay on 16 October 1860. He was deputy adjutant general from 1 November 1871 to 25 November 1876, and deputy adjutant general for auxiliary forces from 25 November 1876 until his death. He became a member of the Order of the Bath on 2 January 1857.

Colonel Armstrong died on 12 April 1880 at 38, St George's Square, Westminster. He was 57 years old.

Photographed by Camille Silvy of London on 6 February 1863.

Code: 124166
  Back           Home Contact   
© Paul Frecker 2019