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Place of birthRedfern, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressGanmain, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinWife, Mrs Ivy Mitchell, c/o Mrs Filshie, 26 Vail Street, Armadale, Victoria
Enlistment date15 May 1915
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit name59th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/76/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 4 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 12 May 1917
Age at death from cemetery records36
Place of burialVraucourt Copse Cemetery (Plot III, Row A, Grave No. 15), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated on Ganmain Literary Institure Roll of Honor, Ganmain, New South Wales. Son of John MITCHELL and the late Mary NATTIMORE; husband of Ivy WEBER, 'Canowenda', 5 William Street, Brighton, Victoria. Photo: Peter Dennis
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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