Armitage, Walter –

Husband of Emily Armitage (nee Bayley), of 13, Quinn Street, Horwich, Lancashire. Formerly employed at Horwich Loco Works. Reported missing from 26/08/1914 and Prisoner of War in Westphalia, Germany.

Personal details

  • Surname: Armitage
  • Forename: Walter
  • Date of birth: Not known
  • Birth place: Perth, Perthshire
  • Place of residence: Horwich, Lancashire
  • Gender: Male
  • Age of death: Not known
  • Place of death: Not known
  • Date of death: Not known
  • Casualty type: Not known

Service details

  • Rank: Private
  • Unit: 1st (Regular) Battalion.
  • Service number: 9121
  • Regiment: Gordon Highlanders
  • Enlistment date: September 9th, 1904
  • Enlistment location: Manchester, Lancashire
  • Conflict: WW1


  • Service medals: St / V / BW
  • Silver War badge: Not known
  • Awards: Not known


  • CWGC Memorial: Not known
  • CWGC reference: Not known

Local newspaper entries

  • Bolton Journal and Guardian entries: 06/11/1914 27/11/1914
  • Bolton Journal and Guardian references: 7a 7a
  • Farnworth and Worsley Journal entries: 14/12/1917

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