Walter ARMITAGE

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ARMITAGE, Walter

Service Number: 1650
Enlisted: 12 January 1915, Liverpool, NSW
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 3rd Infantry Battalion
Born: Norsborough, near Barnsley, Yorkshire UK, 1888
Home Town: Granville, Parramatta, New South Wales
Schooling: Park Road School Barnsley UK
Occupation: Pattern Maker
Died: Killed In Action, Gallipoli, Gallipoli, Dardanelles, Turkey, 7 August 1915
Cemetery: Lone Pine Cemetery, ANZAC
M 5, Lone Pine Cemetery, Gallipoli Peninsula, Canakkale Province, Turkey
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Baulkham Hills William Thompson Masonic School War Memorial, Haymarket NSW Government Railway and Tramway Honour Board
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World War 1 Service

12 Jan 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1650, 3rd Infantry Battalion, Liverpool, NSW
11 Feb 1915: Involvement Private, SN 1650, 3rd Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
11 Feb 1915: Embarked Private, SN 1650, 3rd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Seang Choon, Sydney

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Son of Squire ARMITAGE of 133 Park Road, Barnsley, England

PRIVATE WALTER ARMITAGE, Has been reported missing between August 7th and 14th. He left Granville on 11th February, with the 3rd Battalion, 3rd Reinforcements. He was in the trenches from the 14th of May. He was 28 years of age, and was a member of the Granville branch of the Yorkshire Society. Mr. Thackray, of William-street, Granville, would be pleased to receive any information from returned soldiers, who may know anything of him.

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