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Henry Claude MITCHELL

Regimental number6211
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
SchoolLismore District School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationDealer
AddressSerania Street, North Lismore, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Ann Jeremiah Phy Mitchell, Serania Street, North Lismore, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for 4 years in the Cadets, Lismore, Complusory Military Service scheme.
Enlistment date7 April 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll3 November 1916
Place of enlistmentAt sea
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name25th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/42/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A75 Marathon on 27 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll25th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied of Gas poisoning.
FateDied of wounds 6 November 1917
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialEtaples Military Cemetery (Plot XXX, Row K, Grave No. 10A), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
105
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents; Claude William and Ann Jemima Phyllis MITCHELL, 51 Serania Street, Lismore, Richmond River, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsSecond given name incorrectly entered on Embarkation and Nominal Rolls as Charles. Address incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as Tarana Street.
SourcesNAA: B2455, MITCHELL Henry Claude

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