[Sir] Alexander Armstrong

1818-1899; b. Croghan Lodge, Co. Fermanagh; ed. TCD, and Edinburgh; British navy in 1842; surgeon and naturalist to Arctic expedition under M’Clure to search for Franklin, 1849-54; Gilbert Blane gold medal for best journal of naval surgeons; served in Baltic, North America, and Malta stations; Navy medical director gen., 1869-71; KCB 1871; FRS 1873; Personal Narrative of the Discovery of the North-West Passage (1857); Observations on Naval Hygiene (1858); d. 4 July at Sutton Bonnington, Leicestershire. DIB