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Gordon Leslie MITCHELL

Regimental number5267
Place of birthRichmond New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCarter
AddressMarch Street, Richmond, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs L Mitchell, March Street, Richmond, New South Wales
Enlistment date8 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll31 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 9 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll54th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 15 August 1916
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burial"Y" Farm Military Cemetery (Row F, Grave No. 9), Bois-Grenier, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
159
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alexander Forbes and Lily MITCHELL, Lennox Street, Richmond, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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