Herbert Armitage (c.1895-1918)
An ongoing project to commemorate and research the lives of those who appear on war memorials and rolls of honour in the local area, who served in the military, or whose deaths were linked to conflict.
Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922
The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:
- ARMITAGE, HERBERT. Driver. No 149553. 30th Divisional Ammunition Column Royal Field Artillery. Born Lockwood. Son of Fred and Emma Armitage, 5 Bank Terrace, Armitage Bridge. Worked at Newsome Mills. Enlisted 1916. Died of wounds at No 38 Casualty Clearing Station, Haringhe, Belgium, 25.4.1918. Buried in HARINGHE (BANDAGHEM) MILITARY CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 3, Row E, Grave 44.
- ROH:- Armitage Bridge War Memorial.
- Brother of Private WILFRED ARMITAGE, died of wounds 9.12.1916.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- Driver HERBERT ARMITAGE
- regiment: Royal Field Artillery
- died: Thursday, April 25, 1918
- age: 22 years
- record ID: 93519
- Commonwealth War Graves Commission (ID #93519)
- Imperial War Museums: Lives of the First World War (ID #62897)