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Armitage, Robert Selby

Date of birth:
March 28th, 1910 (Birling, Kent, Great Britain)
Date of death:
June 1st, 1982 (Nettlebed, Oxfordshire, Great Britain)
Nationality:
British (1801-present, Kingdom)

Biography

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Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Temporary Lieutenant
Unit:
Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve
Action:
Received his award for dismantling an unexploded bomb in Orpington, Kent in Great Britain at 9 October 1940.
Details:
Date of Gazette 27 December 1940.
Later promoted to the rank of Lieutenant-Commander.
Commanded a coaster at the evacuation at Dunkirk.
Robert Armitage's medal group is on display in the Victoria Cross & George Cross Gallery in the Imperial War Museum in London, Great Britain.
George Cross
Periode:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Temporary Acting Lieutenant-Commander
Awarded on:
February 15th, 1944
George Medal

Sources

  • Photo: George Cross Database
  • - Supplement to The London Gazette Issue 35025 published on the 27 December 1940
    - Third Supplement to The London Gazette Issue 36379 published on the 11 February 1944