ARMYTAGE, Charles Morrel

ORIGINAL AVENUE OF HONOUR NAME PLATE C.1929

Service number 543

Charles Morrel Armytage married on the 14thDecember 1914 to Margery Pamela Tustin.

On 8thJune 1915 Ada Armytage writes to the Officer in Charge at the War Office regarding her nephews. Ada writes that all correspondence regarding her nephews be forwarded to her as her brother, the father of Charles and Clive, is suffering from a heart “affection”.

On the 14thAugust 1915 Charles contracts typhoid in Alexandria, Egypt.

Charles is discharged on the 21stOctober 1916 to serve in a temporary commission in the Special Reserve, Royal Field Artillery.

Died on the 18thSeptember 1960.

Buried in September 1960 at Dunkeld Cemetery, South Australia.

Name  ARMYTAGE, Charles Morrel
Service Number  543
Rank  Private
Roll  4 Light Horse Regiment (October 1914)
Conflict  First World War 1914-1918
Embarked  19thOctober 1914
City  Melbourne
Ship  HMAT Wiltshire A18
Age  20 years
Birth Place  14thMay 1894, Melbourne, Victoria
Father  Charles Norman Learmouth  Armytage, South Yarra, Melbourne
Mother  Leila Matilda Buckland (Halloran) Armytage
Religion  Church of England
Occupation  Jackaroo
Residence  “Alta Vista”, Punt Road, South Yarra
Enlisted  19thSeptember 1914
Height  6 feet, ½ inch
Complexion  Fair; Eyes- Blue; Hair- Light Brown