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Sydney Newman MITCHELL

Regimental number147
Place of birthAppolo Bay Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer's Labourer
AddressApollo Bay, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, James Mitchell, Apollo Bay, Victoria
Enlistment date18 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Light Horse Regiment, A Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/9/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A18 Wiltshire on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Light Horse Regiment
FateKilled in Action 30 October 1917
Place of burialBeersheba War Cemetery (Row D, Grave No. 33), Palestine
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Ellen MITCHELL, "Hills and Hollows", Apollo Bay, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 1968 Pte Alexander William MITCHELL MM, 22nd Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 23 July 1918; 2839 Pte Thomas Charles MITCHELL MM, 13th Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 1 July 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Palestine

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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