ARMYTAGE Gerald Mostyn

ORIGINAL AVENUE OF HONOUR NAME PLATE C.1929
Service number 21992

Gerald Mostyn Armytage was awarded on the 24thJune 1917 the Military Medal for bravery in the field. Gerald returned to Australia on the 23rdJuly 1919. Discharged on the 1stAugust 1919.

Gerald married Myrtle Mooreland Davis on the 20thDecember 1920. On the  28thJuly 1923 the Victory medal was forwarded to Gerald Armytage at his  residence, “Glenronald”, Glenthompson, Victoria.

Nephew of Ada Armytage. Died in 1966 at Ballarat, Victoria. Buried in 1966 at Ballarat, Victoria.

Commonwealth of Australia Gazette (4thJanuary 1918)

“His Majesty the King has been graciously pleased to award the Military Medal for Bravery in the Field to undermentioned soldier.

No 21992 Gunner GM Armytage.”

The above has been promulgated in Commonwealth of Australia Gazette, No 219 of 20thDecember 1917.
Name ARMYTAGE, Gerald Mostyn
Service Number 21992
Rank Gunner
Roll 23 Howitzer Brigade & 1-10 Reinforcements & Brigade Ammunition Column (May 1916-February 1917)
Conflict First World War 1914-1918
Embarked 20thMay 1916
City Melbourne
Ship HMAT Medic A7
Age 19 years
Birth Place 6thDecember 1896, South Yarra, Victoria
Father George Herbert Armytage, “Yarrala”, St Georges Road, Toorak, Victoria
Mother Amelia Fanny Tyler
Religion Church of England
Occupation Farmer
Residence St Georges Road, Toorak, Victoria
Enlisted 3rdFebruary 1916
Height 5 feet, 6 ½ inches
Complexion Fresh; Eyes- Blue; Hair- Black