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Rupert Penwarne MITCHELL

Regimental number20096
Date of birth18 April 1887
Place of birthSwansea, Tasmania
SchoolFriends' School, Hobart, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBore surveyor
AddressMayfield, Lesdillon, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinFather, E H J Mitchell, Mayfield, Lesdillon, Tasmania
Enlistment date4 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 8, Battery 32
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/36/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 20 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Division Trench Mortar Battery
FateReturned to Australia 11 May 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 10271 Charles Edward Solly MITCHELL MM [details of fate not recorded on Nominal Roll]; Cousin (1st): Clifford MOORE; Brother-in-law: 4053 Pte George ANDERSON, 12th Bn, killed in action, 5-8 May 1917.~
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death29 January 1969
Place of burialLawn Cemetery, Devonport, Ras

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