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Robert James MITCHELL

Regimental number619
Place of birthQueensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationHorse breaker
AddressCross Hill via Oakey, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFriend, David Reen, Cross Hill via Oakey, Queensland
Enlistment date9 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit name42nd Battalion, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/59/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 5 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Division Train
FateReturned to Australia 3 July 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Catherine Sabrina MITCHELL. Plaque in Queensland Garden of Remembrance.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death19 February 1943
Age at death46
Place of burialDrayton Cemetery, Queensland

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