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22 Apr 1891
Wentworth, Yorkshire
Parents: Willie and Harriett Armitage of 99 Carter Lane, Mansfield. Army Service Record (1914): sister Eveline de Barr, age 29, of 48 Albert Avenue, Sedgeley Park, Manchester, No brothers.
Teacher, had trained at the Church of England Training College in Cheltenham. Employed as a teacher at Yorke Street School, Mansfield Woodhouse. Keen hockey and tennis player. Played hockey for TBSOSA. Nottinghamshire County Council Education Committee Elementary minutes 27 July 1915, item 15 'Roll of Honour': 'It is with great regret that the Committee records the death in action of Private A E Armitage of the 8th Notts and Derby, a Certificated Assistant on the staff of Mansfield Woodhouse Yorke Street Council School.'
15 Jun 1915
154720 - CWGC Website
99 Carter Lane, Mansfield.
1/8th Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
Army Service Record survives. Enlisted Mansfield 21/9/1914 and engagement reckoned from 21 September. Home Service to 1 March 1915, embarked Southampton 25 February 1915 and disembarked France 2 March 1915. Served 268 days. Buried Kemmel Chateau Military Cemetery (grave ref D.65). Awarded 1914-15 Star, Victory Medal and British War Medal.
Mansfield Chronicle Advertiser: 24/06/1915: keen hockey ( played for TBSOSA) and tennis player. Listed in NCC register of employees who served in the war (Nottinghamshire Archives ref CC CL 2/12/1/1)
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