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Edgar Joseph MITCHELL

Regimental number3814
Place of birthTerowie, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarmer
AddressMillicent, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24.2
Height5' 2.25"
Weight130 lbs
Next of kinFather, J B Mitchell, Millicent, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed for 3 years in the South Australian Infantry Regiment Volunteers (A Company at Millicent).
Enlistment date10 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board RMS Malwa on 2 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 May 1919
Discharge date19 August 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Sopudan', 12 May 1919; discharged (Termination of Period of Enlistment), Adelaide, 19 August 1918.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death14 February 1960
Age at death68
SourcesNAA: B2455, MITCHELL Edgar Joseph

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