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Lt Col Armitage, Challoch

 
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Location: St John's Town of Dalry

PostPosted: Mon Jul 06, 2009 8:05 pm    Post subject: Lt Col Armitage, Challoch Reply with quote

Not listed on UKNIWM

Location, in Challoch (Episcopal) church churchyard at OS Map Ref NX 385 675

This is an original WW1 battlefield cross that has been placed in the churchyard as a memorial.

Name: ARMITAGE, FRANCIS ARTHUR WILLIAM
Initials: F A W
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Lieutenant Colonel
Regiment/Service: West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own)
Unit Text: 1st Bn.
Secondary Regiment: Hampshire Regiment
Secondary Unit Text: Commanding 1st Bn.
Age: 34
Date of Death: 22/04/1918
Awards: D S O
Additional information: Son of Arthur Calrow Armitage and Alice Barbara Armitage, of Kirroughtree, Newton Stewart, Wigtownshire; husband of Eileen P. R. Armitage (nee Day), of Ivy Cottage, Whittington, Lichfield, Staffs.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: A. 25.
Cemetery: GONNEHEM BRITISH CEMETERY



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PostPosted: Mon Jan 23, 2017 7:43 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

This is now WMR, ex UKNIWM, memorial 71952
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