The son of Fred an Emily (Owen) Armstrong, Frederick Carr Armstrong attended Upper Canada College from 1909 to 1912. After he joined the Royal Naval Air Service in 1915, Flight Sub-Lieutenant Armstrong received Royal Aero Club Aviator's Certificate 2675 on a Maurice Farman biplane at Royal Naval Air Station, Chingford on 3 April 1916. He was posted to Naval 3 at Dunkirk in February 1917. He was killed in action when his Sopwith Camel went down in flames near Ervillers.
Appears as Fred Carr Armstrong in most sources.
Great Britain, Royal Aero Club Aviators' Certificates, 1910-1950
Ontario, Canada, Births 1869-1913
Toronto Star, 17 November 1917
Toronto Evening Telegram, 18 March 1918
Distinguished Service Cross (DSC)
Act. Flt. Cdr. Fred Carr Armstrong,
In recognition of his services with a Wing of the R.N.A.S. at Dunkirk between February and September, 1917. He has destroyed several hostile machines, and has led his flight with very great skill and gallantry.