John Fitton Armitage (1881-1918)
John Fitton Armitage was born on 15 April 1881, the son of stone mason Darius Armitage and his wife Sarah Ann (née Berry), and was baptised on 6 May 1888 at All Hallows, Kirkburton.
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, JOHN FITTON. Private. No 202151. 1/4th Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers. Born Kirkburton. Son of the late Darius and Sarah Ann Armitage. Killed in action, 22.3.1918, aged 37 years. Commemorated on the POZIERES MEMORIAL TO THE MISSING.
- ROH:- All Hallows Parish Church, Kirkburton; commemorated on his parents' headstone in Kirkburton Churchyard.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
- Private JOHN FITTON ARMITAGE
- regiment: Northumberland Fusiliers
- died: Friday, March 22, 1918
- age: 37 years
- record ID: 852213
- Commonwealth War Graves Commission (ID #852213)
- Imperial War Museums: Lives of the First World War (ID #63083)