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244708 Private George Armitt

244708 Private George Armitt was born on the 9th April 1890 in Moreton; he was the son of George and Hannah Armitt of Roe Park Lodge, Moreton. George married Elizabeth Julie Chilton in 1914 in All Saints Church, Odd Rode, they had two sonís George born 1915 and William born 1917.

 

George enlisted in Congleton after 1916, there are no service records for him, his Medal Index Card doesnít give any dates as to when he went to France, he was killed on the 6th June 1918 age 28 years his body was never found he is remembered on the Soissons Memorial in Northern France. Georgeís wife Elizabeth would have received Georgeís medals in the early 1920ís the last know address for her was The Bank, Scholar Green.

Medal Card