ARMITAGE, Robert Selby  
 
PERSONALIA
 
Name:  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
     
GEORGE CROSS
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 MEDAL
 
     
1939-1945 STAR
 
     
DEFENCE MEDAL 1939-1945
 
     
WAR MEDAL 1939-1945
 
 
 
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