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Edgar Ernest MITCHELL

Regimental number6395
Place of birthCebans Creek Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
Address22 Cobden Street, North Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs Annie Mitchell, 22 Cobden Street, North Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date17 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name22nd Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 23 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll37th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 March 1918
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3653 Pte Wesley Henry MITCHELL, 29th Bn, killed in action, 12 April 1918; Cousin (2nd): 1400 Sergeant Excelsior James SIMPSON, 39th Bn, died of wounds, 7 October 1917
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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