Linton Charles Armatage

Corporal Linton Charles Armatage. L101205
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
The Royal Winnipeg Rifles

Corporal Armatage is sponsored by Michael and Cathy Perehudoff.
Corporal Armatage était parrainé par Michael and Cathy Perehudoff.

In memory of Corporal Armatage of Saskatoon.  He gave the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom and country.  We will never forget.

Birth place and date: 27 February 1915, Plunkett, Saskatchewan.

Home town: Linton spent time living in Meadow Lake, Saskatoon, and North Battleford.

Occupation: Shipping man for a wholesale and retail grocery house called McDonald’s Consolidated.

Marital Status: Linton was married to Dorothy Elaine Armatage. They had one daughter, Diana Lynn, born on 10 June 1939.

Parents: Jabez Hotten Porter and Emma.

Date and location of enlistment: 8 July 1942, Saskatoon, SK.

Medals: 1939-45 Star; France & Germany Star; Defence Medal; War Medal; Canadian Volunteer Service Medal & Clasp

Additional Information:

  • Linton and Dorothy also took in a British Evacuee child named Margaret Lawson on 4 January 1941.
  • Linton had one brother (Thenholm Porter) and one half brother (Donald Jones). He had two sisters (Lillian and Marian) and two half sisters (Marguerite and Doris).

Burial location: Beny-Sur-Mer Canadian Military Cemetery; Grave 10, Row B, Plot 2

REMEMBER TODAY, REMEMBER ALWAYS.

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