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Robert MITCHELL

Regimental number84
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationAccountant
Address6 Hopetoun Street, Paddington, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation40
Height6' 0"
Weight147 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs May Mitchell, 6 Hopetoun Street, Paddington, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date23 August 1915
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit name4th Light Horse Brigade Ammunition Reserve, 5th Reinforcements
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A69 Warilda on 8 October 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll8805A
Rank from Nominal RollTemporary Sergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll20th Company, Australian Army Service Corps
FateReturned to Australia 15 May 1919
Discharge date29 August 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Ypiringa', 15 May 1919; disembarked, Melbourne, 5 July 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), 29 August 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, MITCHELL Robert

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