|Date of birth|
|Place of birth||Kensington, South Australia|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Renmark, South Australia|
|Age at embarkation||31|
|Next of kin||Wife, Mrs M I V Mitchell, Oxford Terrace, Unley, South Australia|
|Previous military service||Served in 13th Australian Army Medical Corps, Citizen Military Forces; still serving at time of AIF enlistment.|
|Place of enlistment||Adelaide, South Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||September 1916 Reinforcements|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||26/99/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A16 Port Melbourne on
|Regimental number from Nominal Roll||Commissioned|
|Rank from Nominal Roll||2nd Lieutenant|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||45th Battalion|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Age at death from cemetery records||32|
|Place of burial||Millencourt Communal Cemetery Extension (Row C, Grave No. 27), France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Commemorated on Supreme Court Roll of Honour, Adelaide, South Australia. Inscription ('Those Who Fell') reads: 'Ante diem periit sed miles sed pro patria' ['He died before his time, but as a soldier, and for his country.' From the poem 'Clifton Chapel' by Henry Newbolt]. Parents: Samuel James and Eliza Ann MITCHELL; husband of Maude I.V. MITCHELL, Kyre Avenue, Kingswood, South Australia. Native of Adelaide. Photo: Peter Dennis|
War service: Western Front
Embarked Adelaide, 23 October 1916; disembarked Devonport, Englandm 28 December 1916.
Proceeded overseas to France, 4 January 1917.
Transferred to 4th Division Army Medical Corps, 20 January 1917; taken on strength, 12th Field Ambulance, 22 January 1917.
Selected to attend Infantry Cadet Bn, England, course, 23 August 1917.
Appointed 2nd Lt. 19 December 1917.
Proceeded overseas to France, 7 January 1918; taken on strength, 45th Bn, 23 January 1918.
Detached to 48th Bn, 23 January 1918; rejoined 45th Bn, 25 January 1918.
Killed in action, 5 April 1918.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, MITCHELL Harold Flinders
Red Cross File No 1790506S