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
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.
Rank: Temporary Acting Lieutenant-Commander
Awarded on: February 15th, 1944
1939-1945 STAR
WAR MEDAL 1939-1945
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Picture source:   - George Cross Database
Information source(s):   - Supplement to The London Gazette Issue 35025 published on the 27 December 1940
- Third Supplement to The London Gazette Issue 36379 published on the 11 February 1944
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