Authorised form of nameArmstrong; Sir; Alexander (1818 - 1899)
Dates1818 - 1899
Date of birth1818
Place of deathThe Elms, Sutton Bonnington, Nottinghamshire
Date of death04 July 1899
Trinity College, Dublin. MD (1841, Edinburgh)
Assistant Surgeon, Royal Navy (1842); Surgeon (1849); Surgeon and Naturalist on board HMS Investigator, seeking the North West Passage (until 1853); Inspector of Fleets and Hospitals (1858); Chief of Hospital, Malta (1859-1864); Inspector General (1866), then Director General of the Medical Department of the Navy (1869-1871); Honorary Physician to the Queen and to HRH The Prince of Wales.
KCB 1871
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election12/06/1873
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
Proc Roy Soc 1905 vol 75 pp 50-51 signed by M F
Virtual International Authority File
Royal Society codeNA6401
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1873/03Armstrong, Sir Alexander: certificate of election to the Royal Society
NLB/10/1051Copy letter from Theodore E James, to Messrs Harrison & Sons30 March 1895
NLB/7/395Copy letter from Herbert Rix, to Sir Alexander Armstrong, Fellow of The Royal Society6 February 1893
MC/9/577Letter from A [Alexander] Armstrong, Admiralty, Somerset House, to the Secretary of the Royal Society14 June 1873
MC/10/29Letter from A [Alexander] Armstrong, Director General, Admiralty, to the Secretary of the Royal Society, Burlington House, Piccadilly27 October 1873
MC/9Volume 9 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1870-June 1873
MC/10Volume 10 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal SocietyJuly 1873-1876
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