Corporal Robert Armitage

Army Number: 2380

Battalion: 1/6th Battalion, Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment.

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Born at Holland’s End, Derbyshire. Son of John Mark Armitage, of Boston, Lincolnshire, husband of Edith Armitage, of 4, Willow Terrace, Horwich End, Whaley Bridge, Derbyshire. He was a telephone linesman prior to enlisting at Chesterfield, Derbyshire, 16th September 1914. He was appointed Lance Corporal on 16th October 1914 and promoted Corporal on 23rd November 1914. He went to France on 28th February 1915 and was killed in action, 18th April 1915, aged 38, whilst serving in the line near Kemmel, France.

Buried Kemmel Chateau Military Cemetery, Belgium. Row E, Grave 43.

Kemmel Chateau Military Cemetery, Belgium.
Corporal Robert Armitage grave

Corporal Robert Armitage is also commemorated on the following local memorials:
Whaley Bridge War Memorial, Whaley Bridge, Derbyshire.