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Edward W. Armstrong
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PASSENGER ENGINE HITS YOUNG MAN
FATALLY INJURED BY GREAT NORTHERN TRAIN TUESDAY
Young Man Survived by
Wife and Child – Father Well-known Resident of Brush Prairie
Edward Armstrong, an
employee of the American Signal company which is engaged in putting in the
electric blocking system for the S. P. & S. contract, was fatally injured
by a Great Northern passenger train Tuesday forenoon. The young man was standing on a side track
near the yard office when a switch engine approached him. He stepped off the side track onto the main
line not seeing the approaching passenger train. The engine of the latter hit him and injured
him internally and he died at St
Joseph’s hospital this morning at 5 o’clock.
The deceased was 31
years old and is survived by a wife and one child. He was the son of T. S. Armstrong of Brush
Prairie (Fern Prairie). He had been
living for sometime in Fruit
Valley. Funeral arrangements have not been made yet.
Columbian Thursday 15 Dec 1910
funeral of Edward Armstrong who died in Vancouver
Wednesday morning from being struck with an engine, was held at the home of his
father T. S. Armstrong on Friday. Having
spent the most of his life near this place he left a host of friends to mourn
his loss. Besides his wife and a three
weeks old baby boy, he leaves a father, sister and brother who have the
sympathy of the entire neighborhood.
The Vancouver Columbian Thursday 22
of Deceased – Edward
Order given by - T. S.
Date of Funeral –
Place of Funeral – Father’s home in Fern Prairie Time:
Certifying Physician – Dr. A.
P. Stowell, M.D.
His Residence –
Cause of Death – Hit
by engine of passenger train of Great
Northern Rail road
Date of Death – 14 Dec 1910 4:00 a.m.
of Birth – Jan
Place of Birth –
Place of Death – St
Joseph Hospital Vancouver, WA
Son, Daughter of – Mrs. E. W. Armstrong
of Father – T. S.
Place – Ohio
of Mother – Margaret Livingston
Place – Tennessee
– Fern Prairie Cemetery
paid by T. S. Armstrong========================================
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