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Wesley Henry MITCHELL

Regimental number3653
Place of birthArchdale Victoria
Address22 Cobden Street, North Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinMother, Mrs Annie Mitchell, 22 Cobden Street, North Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date10 April 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll26 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name29th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 1 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll29th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 12 April 1918
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialAdelaide Cemetery (Plot III, Row H, Grave No. 22), Villers-Bretonneux, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry and Annie MITCHELL, 22 Cobden Street, North Melbourne, Victoria. Native of Maryborough, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: 6395 Pte Edgar Ernest MITCHELL, 37th Bn, returned to Australia, 12 March 1918; Cousin (2nd): 1400 Sergeant Excelsior James SIMPSON, 39th Bn, died of wounds, 7 October 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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