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Armstrong, John (1674-1742), military engineer

Paul Latcham

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780198614111
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/659
Armstrong, John (1674-1742), military engineer

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Armstrong, John (1674-1742), military engineer, was born on 31 March 1674 the eldest son of Robert Armstrong (c.1651-1716) of Ballyan, King's county (co. Offaly), Ireland and Lydia (c.1649-1715), daughter of Michael Howard of Ballyard, King's county. Armstrong entered young into a military life, serving as a volunteer in the Williamite ...

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