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Harold George Armitage

In memory of:

Corporal Harold George Armitage

October 1, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

925631

Age:

22

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Saskatchewan Regiment)

Division:

28th Bn.

Citation(s):

Supplement to London Gazette dated 24 January 1919.

Honours and Awards:

Military Medal

Additional Information


Born:

January 27, 1896
Detroit, Michigan

Enlistment:

April 8, 1916
Weyburn, Saskatchewan

Harold Armitage was one of 10 children of George and Adrianna Armitage of Wauchope, Saskatchewan.

He was single and a farmer prior to enlisting.

Brother of Flying Officer Irving Armitage who died while serving with the Royal Canadian Air Force and Clarence Valmore, who also enlisted, but was released as medically unfit.

Digitized service file.

Commemorated on Page 360 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

DUISANS BRITISH CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

VIII. A. 39.

Location:

Duisans and Etrun are villages in the Department of the Pas-de-Calais, about 9 kilometres west of Arras. The DUISANS BRITISH CEMETERY lies in Etrun but takes its name from the nearer village of Duisans. It is one kilometre north of Duisans on the D339 road off the Route nationale N39 (Arras-St Pol), in the angle of the Arras Habarcq road and a track leading to Haute-Avesnes.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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