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ArmitageNPrivateDemise: Died
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Source: In Memoriam by S Watt
5th (Royal Irish) Lancers
ArmitageRSource: QSA and KSA medal rollsPeninsula Horse
ArmitageR4th Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
(Princess of Wales's Own) Yorkshire Regiment
ArmitageR2nd Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
(King's Own) Yorkshire Light Infantry
ArmitageR2nd Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
(King's Own) Royal Lancaster Regiment
ArmitageRobertReverendRobert Armitage was born in Ross, Herefordshire, in March 1857, the son of a barrister, and was educated at Marlborough and Magdalen College, Oxford. Ordained in 1880, he served variously as Curate of Llandingat, Chaplain of Oxford Military College and Curate of St. John's Baptist, Leamington, until being appointed a Chaplain to the Forces in October 1886, and by the outbreak of hostilities in South Africa, he was serving as a Chaplain 3rd Class. Armitage was subsequently employed in operations in the Orange Free State in February to May 1900, including the actions at Vet River and Zand River; in the Transvaal in May to June, including the actions near Johannesburg, Pretoria and Diamond Hill, and again in the Transvaal, east of Pretoria, in July to November, including the actions at Belfast; thence in Cape Colony, south of the Orange River, and finally back in the Transvaal until May 1902. Mentioned in despatches on two occasions (London Gazettes 16 April 1901 and 29 July 1902 refer), he was recommended for his DSO by Lord Kitchener and was advanced to Chaplain 2nd Class in October 1902. Returning to an appointment at Woolwich, Armitage was advanced to Chaplain 1st Class (ranking as a Colonel) in October 1907, and latterly served in Cairo before being placed on the Retired List. Thereafter his appointments included many years as Vicar of Stanton Lacy, Rural Dean of Ludlow 1931-35 and Prebendary of Hereford 1932-39, and latterly Prebendary Emeritus of Hereford, where he died in May 1954, aged 97 years. DSO, QSA (5) CC OFS Joh DH Belf (Rev CtoF). KSA (2) (Rev DSO CtoF). DNW Mar 2012 £3,700.
Source: QSA Medal Rolls
Army Chaplain's Department
ArmitageRobertReverendARMITAGE, ROBERT, was born 5 March, 1857, eldest son of Arthur Armitage, Barrister-at-Law, of Bridstow, Herefordshire, and Isabel Jane Armitage, daughter of Dudley Perceval.  He was educated at Marlborough, and at Magdalen College, Oxford; was ordained Deacon in 1880, and Priest in 1882; was Curate of Llandingat, 1880-82; Chaplain, Oxford Military College, 1882-84; Curate of St John Baptist, Leamington, 1884-86.  He joined the Army in October 1886, as Chaplain to the Forces, 3rd Class; served at Aldershot, 1886-90; at Wellington Barracks, 1890-94; at Barbados, 1894-98; at Woolwich, 1898-99.  He served in the South African War, 1899-1902; during the operations in the Orange Free State, February to May 1900, including actions at Vet River (5 and 6 May) and Zand River; in the Transvaal, May and June, 1900, including operations near Johannesburg, Pretoria, and Diamond Hill (11 and 12 January); again in the Transvaal, east of Pretoria, July to 29 November 1900, including actions at Belfast (26 and 27 August); in Cape Colony, south of Orange River, 1899-1900; a third time during operations in the Transvaal, 30 November 1900 to 31 May 1902 (Despatches [London Gazette, 16 April 1901 and 29 July 1902]; Queen's Medal with five clasps, and King's Medal with two clasps).  He was recommended for the DSO by Lord Kitchener, and was created a Companion of the Distinguished Service Order [London Gazette, 31 October 1902]: "The Reverend Robert Armitage, Chaplain to the Forces, 3rd Class.  In recognition of services during the operations in South Africa".  Mr Armitage served at Woolwich, 1902-7; was CF at Cairo, 1907-11; at Plymouth, 1911-12; Vicar of St Chad's, Tushingham, 1913-15; Vicar of Bunbury, Tarporley, from 1916
Source: DSO recipients (VC and DSO Book)
Chaplain to the Forces
ArmitageS E2nd LieutenantNo.1 Malta Company, 9th Mounted Infantry
Source: QSA roll
Loyal North Lancashire Regiment
ArmitageT1st Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
(Princess of Wales's Own) Yorkshire Regiment
ArmitageT WBuglerQSA (1) Nat. Ref: Po7.989.
Source: QSA medal rolls
HMS Terrible
ArmitageThomas RamseyCorporalServed 17 Mar 1900 to 31 Oct 1900. No. 1 Co. Discharged Durban completion of service
Source: Nominal roll in WO127
Border Horse
ArmitageThomas William23936PrivateSource: QSA Medal Rolls5th Company, 2nd Btn, IY
ArmitageW5599PrivateWounded. Nooitgedacht, 13 December 1900
2nd Battalion.
Source: South African Field Force Casualty Roll
(King's Own) Yorkshire Light Infantry
ArmitageW1st Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
(King's Own) Yorkshire Light Infantry
ArmitageW2nd Battalion
Source: QSA and KSA medal rolls
(King's Own) Yorkshire Light Infantry
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