|Sir Clement Armitage|
General Sir Clement Armitage
12 December 1881|
|Died||15 December 1973
|Years of service||1901 - 1942|
Armitage was commissioned into the Royal Artillery in 1901 and fought in the Second Boer War and then World War I serving in France and Belgium. He was appointed Chief Gunnery Instructor at the School of Artillery in 1925, Commandant of the School of Artillery in 1927 and Commander of 7th Infantry Brigade in 1929. He went on to be Commandant of the Staff College, Camberley in 1934, General Officer Commanding 1st Infantry Division in 1936 and Master General of the Ordnance in India in 1938 in which role he served in World War II before retiring in 1942.
In 1915, he married Hilda Hirst of Meltham Hall, and they had three sons, Charles, Robert and Johnny, and a daughter Mary.
- The Times obituaries December 1973 General Sir Clement Armitage
- Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives
- The Peerage.com
- Law, Edward. "Huddesfield & District history connections with titled classes in modern times".
|Commandant of the Staff College, Camberley
|General Officer Commanding the 1st Infantry Division