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Harold MITCHELL

Regimental number1068
Place of birthWoodside South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationCleaner, SA Railways
Addressc/o E Wiese, 13 Edmond Avenue, New Parkside, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Lucy Mitchell, Woodside, South Australia
Enlistment date15 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name43rd Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/60/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 9 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Medium Trench Mortar Battery
FateKilled in Action 21 May 1917
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialStrand Military Cemetery (Plot II, Row A, Grave No. 9), Ploegsteert, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
20
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Woodside Uniting Church Graveyard, South Australia. Parents: Robert and Lucia Agnes MITCHELL, Woodside, South Australia
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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