Skip to content ↓

View entry

Back to search results

Name: ARMSTRONG, James Robert Bargrave (Capt.)

Nee: son of Rt. Hon. Henry Bruce Wright Armstrong

Birth Date: 6 Apr 1893 London

Death Date: 3 July 1980 Southampton

First Date: 1930

Profession: Planter

Area: Ibonia, Kiambu

Married: 22 Feb 1930 Hon. Kathleen Marion Napier b. 1901 Bhavnagar, India, d. 14 Sep 1986 Armagh (dau. of 4th Baron Napier)

Children: Frances Evelyn (27 Dec 1930-3 Jan 1969); Kathleen Mary Perceval (15 Nov 1932); Florence Margaret (26 May 1934-1981); Henry Napier (28 Feb 1936-2014, m. Rosemary White); John Fortescue (twin of Henry, 1936-1980)

Book Reference: Red 31, Hut, O&C, Foster, Web

War Service: 8 Hussars

School: Winchester College, Trinity College Cambridge 1911-14

General Information:

Foster - Church Warden, St Paul's Church, Kiambu 1938
Web - Admitted to Inner Temple in 1920 entitled to practice as a Barrister-at-Law. He was in the service of the 8th King's Royal Irish Hussars and previously the Northern Irish Horse. Fought in both World Wars. He held the office of Civil Affairs Officer in Somalia between 1943 and 1945. High Sheriff of Armagh in 1960
Gazette 6 Dec 1938 Kiambu Voters List

Back to search results