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Horace Leonard MITCHELL

Regimental number2708
Date of birth9 August 1889
Place of birthPort Pirie, South Australia
ReligionBaptist
OccupationCarpenter
AddressPost Office Box 15, Port Pirie, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs Sarah Mitchell, Port Pirie West, South Australia
Enlistment date17 May 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 2 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 22 February 1917
Family/military connectionsBrother: Lance Corporal Thomas Oswald MITCHELL, Regimental No. 2866, 10th Battalion, returned to Australia 16 December 1917
Other details

Enlisted at Pt. Pirie, South Australia

War service: Egypt, Western Front
Date of death16 September 1984
Age at death95
Place of burialCremated Centennial Park Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia

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