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William Lyle MITCHELL

Regimental number5894
Place of birthCamaru New Zealand
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarmer
AddressPinthatuka, via Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinFather, William Wilkie Mitchell, Otekaieke, New Zealand
Enlistment date30 May 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll30 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A16 Port Melbourne on 30 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 6 October 1917
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XX, Row E, Grave No. I), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
111
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Florence MITCHELL, 68 Wharfe Street, Qamaru, New Zealand
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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