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Clive Edward Thorpe ARMYTAGE

Regimental number3753
Date of birth--/07/1895
Place of birthSydney New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStation bookkeeper
Address'Aifoma', Albert Street, Strathfield, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, G E Armytage, Albert Street, Strathfield, New South Wales
Enlistment date12 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentActing Sergeant
Unit name20th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/37/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 January 1916
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Battalion

2nd Lieutenant

Unit: INF20
Promotion date: 19 August 1916


Unit: INF20
Promotion date: 19 November 1916

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Croix de Guerre

Recommendation date: 26 March 1917

Military Cross

Recommendation date: 25 April 1917

Chevalier de l'Ordre de la Couronne

Recommendation date: 29 June 1917

FateReturned to Australia 5 November 1917

Military Cross

'For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. He led his men with great gallantry and captured an enemy machine gun. He himself shot two of the enemy and captured two prisoners.'
Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 169
Date: 4 October 1917

Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Military Cross, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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