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John Armstrong

British Army general

Died when: 68 years 15 days (816 months)
Star Sign: Aries

 

John Armstrong

Major-General John Armstrong (31 March 1674 – 15 April 1742) was a British military engineer and soldier, who served as Chief Royal Engineer and Surveyor-General of the Ordnance.

He played a leading role in establishing the Royal Military Academy, Woolwich as a dedicated training academy for engineers.


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