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Henry Alfred ARMITAGE

Regimental number2673
Place of birthLaunceston, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address47 Howick Street, Launceston, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Emily Armitage, 47 Howick Street, Launceston, Tasmania
Enlistment date15 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT Makarini on 10 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal


Recommendation date: 12 September 1916

FateReturned to Australia 30 April 1919
Medals

Military Medal

'MOUQUET FARM, while under heavy shell fire leading an ammunition.......party to the advanced line when they were in urgent need of bombs etc., and making four trips to the firing line under most trying and dangerous conditions.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 62
Date: 19 April 1917

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