Armstrong William George
Home Town
Dundas, Ontario
Troop # and Year
Regimental Number
Training Division
Division Served
N, E, O, HQ
Pillar Location
Medals and Honours
Long Service Medal

Service: 1964 to 1996 

“N” Division,  Ottawa 

Basic Recruit Training  – (March 1964  to  November 1964)     Troop 4 – 64

 “HQ” Ottawa

 Administrative Duties  – Temporary Secondment   (Nov. 1964  to March 1965)

“E” Division – British Columbia    

Victoria Detachment  –  General Duties – 6 member Det. (March 1965 to  Dec. 1965)

Ladysmith Detachment   – General Duties  –  4 member Det.  (Dec 1965 to Oct 1967)

Shawnigan Lake Detachment  – General Duties –   2 member Det.  (Nov 1967 to Oct 1968)

Prince Rupert S/Div.  –  Security & Intelligence –   2 member Unit  (Nov 1967 to June 1970)

Victoria S/Div.  –  Security & Intelligence – a  5 member  unit (July 1970  to  May 1974)

                        Promoted to Corporal   Feb.  1st 1973


            “HQ”  Ottawa

Security Service  –  “A” Operations   (May 1974 to  Aug. 1977)

 Administration Duties:

  • National Security Screening
  • including designated Operational Assignments
  • Including Govt. of Canada French Language Training
  • Including Carlton University Political Science Training

 Olympic Games Security / Montreal 1976  –  Joint Forces Security Duties  (4 months)

“O”  Division  –  Ontario

Toronto  –  National Crime Intelligence Section  – N.C.I.S. (Sept 1977 to Sept 1981)

Organized Crime Investigations of multiple description

Joint Force Operations with several other Police Services, including                                            

Ontario Provincial Police, Toronto Police Service                  

 & Peel Regional Police Service

 (Included investigations that required travel to the United States and Britain)

Windsor Detachment  – 

            NCO i/c National Crime Intelligence Section  – (Sept 1981 to May 1988)

            Promoted to Sergeant Sept 23rd 1981

Criminal Intelligence Investigations targeting Organized Crime – Plus Coordinated Investigations & Liaison with various United States Law Enforcement Departments

            Including The F.B.I.,  U.S. Secret Service,  and Alcohol Tobacco & Firearms Agency  

             (Washington 1984 – Family Visitation to U.S. White House and F.B.I. “HQ”)

Pearson International Airport – Toronto, Ont.

            Watch Commander – Uniform Duty / Airport Security   (June 1988 to May 1989)

            Promoted to Staff/Sergeant – June 1988

            Security Operations N.C.O. –   Multi Operational Units International Airport Security

            (Training, Court, Planning, Special Liaison & Communications)

            (May 1989 to April 1993)

Hamilton Detachment

            S/Sgt. N.C.O.  i/c   –  50  personnel – Federal Duties Det.  (May 1993 to Nov 1996)

            S/Sgt. W.G. Armstrong Retired to Pension at Hamilton, Ontario, November 15th 1996


William George Armstrong   –  Born:   Yorkton Saskatchewan,  May 1944

Raised at various locations in Canada, due to father being in the Royal Canadian Air Force

 (Vancouver B.C.,  Centrailia, Ont.,  Moose Jaw, Sask.,  Camp Borden, Ont.,  Penhold  Alta.)

Married:  Marilynn Joan Tate at Belleville, Ontario June 21st 1969

                Daughter:  Teresa Louise Armstrong born at Victoria, B.C.   –  Nov. 1970

                Son:   William “Grant” Armstrong born at Victoria, B.C.  –  June 1972

               Daughter:  Lynn Ann Armstrong born at Ottawa, Ont.  –  Oct. 1975