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Matthew Hawton MITCHELL

Regimental number3542
Place of birthWodonga Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressLower Bethanga via Wodonga, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, Braden Mitchell, Climeland, Lower Bethanga via Wodonga, Victoria
Enlistment date1 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 5 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 1 September 1918
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialAbbeville Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot IV, Row D, Grave No. 18), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Braddon and Hannah Elizabeth MITCHELL, "Bailabbe", Wodonga, Victoria. Native of Bethanga, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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