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ARMYTAGE Clive Norman


Service number 551

Clive Norman Armytage was discharged on the 14thSeptember 1916, being appointed to a Cadet Artillery Brigade, Imperial Army, England.

Married in 1926 to Viva Youngman of “Retreat Station”, Casterton, Victoria.

Portland Guardian (16thApril 1942)

“Mr Clive Armytage.

The death occurred on Friday evening of Mr Clive Norman Armytage, of Wando Estate, near Casterton in his forty ninth year. Mr Armytage was mustering sheep on his property about 5.45pm, when he was overcome by heart attack; he died later in the evening. Mr Armytage was born at Holm Park, Beaconsfield on May 24th, 1893, being the eldest of a family of four- three boys and a girl. His brothers were C M Armytage and H F Armytage, and his sister, Edna, (Mrs L M Bailey). He was educated at Greenvale and Geelong Grammar schools. He enlisted with the 4th Australian Light Horse at the commencement of the Great War, served on the Gallipoli campaign and was later granted a commission in the R.F.A. (Special Service). He served in France, where he won the Military Cross. In 1926, Mr Armytage married Miss Viva Youngman, of Retreat Station, Casterton. There were two children, Norman and Patricia.”

Died on the 10th April 1942 at Casterton, Victoria.

Buried in April 1942 at Casterton, Victoria.

Name  ARMYTAGE, Clive Norman
Service Number  551
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  22 years
Birth Place  24thMay 1893, “Holm Park”, Beaconsfield, Victoria
Father  Charles Norman Learmouth  Armytage,”Alta Vista”, South Yarra, Melbourne
Mother  Leila Matilda Buckland (Halloran) Armytage
Religion  Church of England
Occupation  Jackaroo
Residence  “Alta Vista”, South Yarra, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlisted  24thSeptember 1914
Height  6 feet
Complexion  Dark; Eyes- Yellowish; Hair- Dark Brown